Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2012-0007
Family Day Care Home Monitor Handbook

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federally funded program that provides payments for eligible meals served to participants who meet age and income requirements. This handbook is for monitors of family day care homes (FDCHs).  An FDCH is an organized nonresidential child care program for children, generally 12 years of age or younger, operated in a private home, and licensed or approved to provide care. In order to participate in CACFP, FDCHs must enter into an agreement with a sponsoring organization.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0031
Guidance on the Serious Deficiency Process and Acceptable Corrective Action Plans, National Disqualified List Procedures and Debt Collection

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the regulatory serious deficiency, termination, and disqualification processes for the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

CACFP14-2012
Resource | Reimbursement Rates
CACFP: National Average Payment Rates, Day Care Home Food Service Payment Rates, and Administrative Reimbursement Rates for Sponsoring Organizations of Day Care Homes (July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013

This notice announces the annual adjustments to the national average payment rates for meals and snacks served in child care centers, outside-school-hours care centers, at-risk afterschool care centers, and adult day care centers; the food service payment rates for meals and snacks served in day care homes; and the administrative reimbursement rates for sponsoring organizations of day care homes, to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index.

Resource | Notices
Food Distribution Program: Value of Donated Foods (July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013)

Notice is hereby given that the national average minimum value of donated foods, or cash in lieu thereof, per lunch under the NSLP (7 CFR part 210) and per lunch and supper under the CACFP (7 CFR part 226) shall be 22.75 cents for the period July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0045
Adult Day Care Center Eligibility and Licensing/Approval

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide updated guidance relating to the adult day care component of the CACFP. Previous guidance relating to adult day care was issued immediately following the addition of the adult day care component to CACFP by Congress.

CACFP21-2012
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0055
Family Day Care Home Administrative Reimbursements: Carryover Reporting Requirements for Fiscal Year 2012 and All Subsequent Years

On March 19, 2012, FNS issued the memo titled Family Day Care Home Administrative Reimbursements: Options and Carryover Reporting Requirements, which described procedures for reporting fiscal year 2011 family day care home administrative payments and carryover. The present memo focuses on reporting family day care home carryover for FY 2012 and beyond.

CACFP24-2012
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0022
Family Day Care Home Administrative Reimbursements: Options and Carryover Reporting Requirements

This memo clarifies options regarding administrative reimbursements and provides guidance for FY 2011 on reporting and managing the unused administrative reimbursements FDCH sponsors may “carry over” into the next FY.

CACFP11-2012
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0010
Guidance on Income Eligibility Determinations and Duration

This memorandum provides guidance and clarification regarding individual income eligibility determinations and durations in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

CACFP06 SFSP08-2012
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0020
Guidance on Reallocation of CACFP Audit Funds

This memorandum provides the information needed to conduct the reallocation of CACFP audit funds.

CACFP09-2012
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0032
Health and Safety Standards for Outside-School-Hours Care Centers and At-Risk Afterschool Care Centers

The purpose of this memorandum is to assist Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) state agencies in determining applicable health and safety standards for outside-school-hours care centers (OSHCC) and at-risk afterschool care centers and documenting compliance with those standards, if applicable.

CACFP15-2012