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CACFP At-Risk Afterschool Meals Handbook


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

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/cacfp/cacfp-handbooks.

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: Thursday, June 10, 2021
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