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Second Interim Rule-Application Process


Important Notice: CACFP Program Moved to CDSS

The Early Childhood Development Act of 2020 (Senate Bill (SB) 98, Chapter 24, Statutes of 2020) authorized the transfer of child care and development programs administered by the California Department of Education to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) effective July 1, 2021. The content on this page may not be current and involves the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) that has moved to CDSS. Visit the CDSS CACFP web page External link opens in new window or tab. or call 1-833-559-2420 for more information.

Nutrition Services Division Management Bulletin

To: Child and Adult Care Food Program-Independent Child Care Centers

Number: 06-204

Attention: Food Program Director

Date: March 2006

Subject: Second Interim Rule: Application Process

Reference: United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, CACFP Policy Memo 05-14, September 23, 2005

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued the first in a series of questions and answers stemming from USDA training on the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Second Interim Rule that was presented to state agencies in May and June 2005. This first set of questions and answers pertains to the application processes for both new and renewing CACFP institutions.

While the questions and answers are directed to state agencies, CACFP institutions will find them helpful in meeting the new program requirements.

If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact the CACFP specialist assigned to your agency in the Child Nutrition Information Payment System (CNIPS). You will find a list of contact information for specialists in the Download Forms section of the CNIPS. You may also contact the Help Desk by phone at 800-952-5609, option 6.

Attachment

Questions Relating to the Application Process at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/cc/mb06204att.asp

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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