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South Bend, IN 46601
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Ensuring Children & Adults 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 and adults who are enrolled for care at participating child care centers, daycare homes, and adult day care centers. 4Cs provides reimbursements for meals served to children and youth participating in after school care programs, children residing in emergency shelters, and adults over the age of 60 or living with a disability and enrolled in daycare facilities. 4Cs contributes to the wellness, healthy growth, and development of young children and adults 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 4Cs approved meals to enrolled children in your care
You will receive nutrition and sanitation training annually
It’s a great marketing tool for your business
4Cs helps you plan menus
4Cs guarantees that children have balanced nutritious meals
Participation in the food program is an indication of quality child care
What 4Cs provide as a sponsoring organization:
Education • Training • Support • Resources
This program is open to all eligible, enrolled participants regardless of race, color, sex, age, disability or national origin.