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Monitoring Day Care Homes on Military Bases


Nutrition Services Division

To: Child and Adult Care Food Program Sponsors, Family Day Care Homes

Number: 02-210

Attention: Food Program Director

Date: May 2002

Subject: Monitoring Day Care Homes on Military Bases

Reference: United States Department of Agriculture CACFP Policy Memo 01-27

This Management Bulletin acknowledges that sponsors of Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) may be experiencing difficulties getting on military bases to conduct mandatory monitoring.

Access to military bases may be limited due to heightened national security. The United States Department of Agriculture is suggesting that alternative measures be considered for meeting the CACFP monitoring requirements. For example, providers could be contacted by telephone or letter to conduct technical assistance aspects of monitoring visits. Additionally, more detailed desk reviews of claims or other information could be conducted.

If security measures on military bases become long-term or permanent, we will advise you of appropriate action.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Friday, March 20, 2015

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