224 W. Jefferson Blvd. 
Suite 200
South Bend, IN 46601

Business Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:30 am -4:00 pm


Community Coordinated Child Care of St. Joseph County, Inc

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Learn How to Participate

Ensuring Children Have Access to Nutritious Meals & Snacks

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federal program that provides reimbursements for nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children who are enrolled for care at participating child care facilities and daycare homes. 4Cs provides reimbursements for meals served to children and youth enrolled in daycare facilities. 4Cs contributes to the wellness, healthy growth, and development of young children in the United States.

Each day, more than 4.2 million childern and 130,000 adults receive nutritious meals and snacks each day through the Child and Adult Care Food Program. 

Who is Eligible to Participate with 4Cs?

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a USDA Child Nutrition Program designed to reimburse facilities for nutritious meals served to children in a child care environment. 4Cs serves the Porter, La Porte, Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, Starke, and St. Joseph Counties.

Why you should join the food program with 4Cs?



You will be reimbursed for serving approved meals/snacks to enrolled children in your care

4Cs provides annual training to help you stay in compliance with the CACFP

It’s a great marketing tool for your business

4Cs provides resources to help you manage your participation in the CACFP

4Cs works with providers to plan balanced nutritious meals that meet the CACFP food pattern

Participation in the food program is an indication of quality child care


What 4Cs provide as a sponsoring organization:

Education • Training •  Support • Resources

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.