Skip to main content
California Department of Education Logo

Program Overview

Overview of nutrition support provided by the California Department of Education (CDE).

Nutrition Services - CalEdFacts
This content is part of California Department of Education's information and media guide about education in the State of California. For similar information on other topics, visit the full CalEdFacts.

Education and Training - CalEdFacts
This content is part of California Department of Education's information and media guide about education in the State of California. For similar information on other topics, visit the full CalEdFacts.

Meal Programs - CalEdFacts
This content is part of California Department of Education's information and media guide about education in the State of California. For similar information on other topics, visit the full CalEdFacts.

Child Nutrition Information and Payment System - CalEdFacts
This content is part of California Department of Education's information and media guide about education in the State of California. For similar information on other topics, visit the full CalEdFacts.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Monday, July 16, 2018
Related Content
  • Nutrition
    Resources and information related to child nutrition, nutrition education, food distribution programs, and the Child Nutrition and Physical Activity Advisory Council.
Recently Posted in Nutrition
  • DoD Allocation Schedule/List (added 21-Jun-2019)
    Department of Defense (DoD) offering schedule for United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foods delivered from the State Distribution Centers (SDC) with allocations and estimated fair market values. Prices are subject to change.
  • SNP Professional Standards: Job Categories (added 19-Jun-2019)
    The School Nutrition Programs Professional Standards: Job Categories online training course.
  • 2019–20 DCH Expansion Funds RFA (added 10-Jun-2019)
    Management Bulletin CACFP-07-2019: 2019–20 Day Care Home Expansion Funds Request for Applications.
  • Civil Rights and Complaints (added 30-May-2019)
    The Child Nutrition Programs Civil Rights and Complaints online training.
  • Plant-Based Meal Options in CNPs (updated 24-May-2019)
    Includes definitions, background, health benefit information, how to take action, resources, online trainings, and policy guidance for program operators participating in the Child Nutrition Programs and interested in offering plant-based meals.