Public and private nonprofit schools and child care centers may be eligible to claim CACFP reimbursement for snacks served at no charge to students 18 years of age and younger participating in after-school care programs. Eligible programs must be located within the boundaries of elementary, low-income eligible school attendance areas.
Nonresidential adult day service centers may be reimbursed for meals and snacks served to adults at least 60 years of age and functionally impaired adults of any age who reside in the community. Reimbursement is based on the income levels of the enrolled adults. Emergency shelters may claim reimbursement for up to three meals or two meals and one snack per-child, per-day, served to infants and children 18 years of age and younger. Public, private nonprofit and certain private for-profit entities may apply to become sponsoring organizations under the center component of the CACFP.
Use the link provided to access the Cyber-Linked Interactive Child Nutrition System (CLiCS). You can find forms, new sponsor IDs, site IDs, user IDs and submit applications, claims and more. New sponsors must complete and submit all application materials before receiving a CLiCS User ID.
See related resources for influenza season guidelines and a link to the USDA website, where you can find memorandums related to food service programs.
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Current Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) related to this program are available on the U.S. Government Printing Office website: