Family Child Care Homes

Any family child care home operating with proper licensing or approval from state and local authorities is eligible to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Family child care homes must have a sponsor, such as Child Nutrition Program, Inc., to receive CACFP funds. A sponsor processes the paperwork and makes payments to the child care homes. This service is provided at no cost to the child care provider. Once you choose a sponsor, you may change sponsors only once a year.

Reimbursement rates for family child care homes are determined by a number of factors, including the income levels in the area the home is located, the provider's family income, or the income levels of the families whose children are enrolled in the program.

A home serving 5 children breakfast, lunch, and a snack would be reimbursed between $180 and $380 per month, depending on the reimbursement rate.

Also, if the provider's family meets income guidelines, the program may pay for the provider's children's meals as well.


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Child Nutrition Program, Inc. | Mailing Address: PO Box 30187 | Charlotte, NC 28230 | Phone: 704-375-3938 | Fax: 704-334-4060
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.