The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federal program that 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.
Read below to find out how your facility can participate in this program.
- Determine whether or not your child care center, day care home, or adult day care center meets the criteria to participate.
- Prepare copies of your fire and sanitation inspection reports. Youth and Family Services requires these documents with your application.
Call Youth and Family Services for information and application.
What to Expect
If your application is approved, you must attend mandatory training provided by Youth and Family Services. All other required paperwork is explained in the training.
Youth and Family Services Division
1520 Market St.,
St. Louis, MO 63103
Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM