Participants in the CACFP receive a monthly reimbursement payment for providing nutritious meals and snacks to the children in their care. Providers may claim reimbursement for:
Up to two main meals and one snack, per child, per day /OR
Up to two snacks and one main meal, per child, per day
ALL children from infant through 12 years of age qualify for participation in the program REGARDLESS of their family income level. Some providers may also be eligible to claim their own residential children on the CACFP.
Parents appreciate when their provider participates on the program. It gives them peace of mind, knowing they don’t have to worry about packing daily meals and snacks for their children to eat in the provider’s home. This can really help when marketing your family child care home business.