CACFP- Child and Adult Care Food Program
Little Mates Child Development Center announces its participation
in the US Department of Agriculture’s
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
Meals will be made available to all enrolled participants at no separate
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who are TANF recipients, SNAP or FDPIR households, or are Head Start
participants are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits.
foster child or a child who is a member of a household receiving SNAP, FDPIR or
TANF assistance, or a Head Start participant is automatically eligible to
receive free meal benefits.
CACFP provides aid to child and adult care institutions and family or group day care homes for the provision of nutritious foods that contribute to the wellness, healthy growth, and development of young children, and the health and wellness of older adults and chronically impaired disabled persons.
Non-discrimination Statement: In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S.
Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the
USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in
or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on
race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for
prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by
disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program
information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language,
etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for
benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard
of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal
Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
Additionally, program information may be made available in languages
other than English.
To file a
program compliant or discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination
Compliant Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html
and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the
letter all the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call
(866) 632-9992 Submit your completed
form or letter to USDA by:
Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
Independence Avenue, SW
Fax: (202) 690-7442