A child's nutrition
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healthier tomorrow


United States Department of Education (USDA)- The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is the fourth largest agency of the federal government who works in collaboration with the Food and Nutrition Service and the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion to ensure US food production for healthy and safe consumption.

The USDA, through its Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), provides reimbursements for nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children and adults who are enrolled for care at participating child care centers, day care homes, and adult day care centers. CACFP also provides reimbursements for meals served to children and youth participating in afterschool care programs, children residing in emergency shelters, and adults over the age of 60 or living with a disability and enrolled in day care facilities. CACFP contributes to the wellness, healthy growth, and development of young children and adults in the United States.

For more information, please visit: https://www.fns.usda.gov/cacfp

MyPlate- As part of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, MyPlate has been designed to remind consumers about the importance of healthy food selection by using the five food groups: fruit, vegetable, grains, protein foods, and dairy group.

For more information, please visit: https://www.myplate.gov/

California Department of Social Services (CDSS)- The California Department of Social Services CACFP Branch administers the CACFP program in California.

For more information, please visit: https://www.cdss.ca.gov/cacfp

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)- Women, Infants and Children is a federally- funded health and nutrition program for women, infants, and children that provide assistance in purchasing healthy supplemental foods from WIC authorized vendors. WIC also informs the public about healthcare and other community services.

For more information, please visit: https://www.myfamily.wic.ca.gov/

KidKare by Minute Menu- KidKare is a web application designed to allow child care providers to record food program claim information online.

For more information, please visit: https://www.kidkare.com/


In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

• mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or • fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or • email: Program.Intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.