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CACFP At-Risk Afterschool Meals Handbook


Nutrition Services Division Management Bulletin

Purpose: Policy, Beneficial Information

To: Child and Adult Care Food Program Agencies, School Nutrition Program Sponsors

Number: USDA-CACFP-01-2011
USDA-SNP-12-2011

Attention: Food Program Directors

Date: July 2011

Subject: Child and Adult Care Food Program At-Risk Afterschool Meals Handbook

Reference: U.S. Department of Agriculture Policy Memo CACFP-04-2011

This Management Bulletin (MB) notifies agencies that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued a handbook for the At-Risk Afterschool component of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). The handbook addresses the CACFP requirements that apply to At-Risk Afterschool centers that serve a meal or snack to children in low-income areas. 

The handbook is available at the USDA Web page https://www.fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/cn/atriskhandbook.pdf External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF).

If you have any questions, please contact your Program Specialist in the Child Nutrition Information and Payment System. You may also contact the Help Desk by phone at 800-952-5609, option 6.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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