Congratulations to Kamea Montgomery from the Boys & Girls Club of Portland Metropolitan Area and Lucas Elliott from Oakridge School District for winning ODE CNP's 2nd annual National CACFP Week Poster Conteset. The theme for this year was Food Hero!
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The New CACFP meal pattern goes into effect October 1, 2017. Sponsors may not implement the new CACFP Meal Pattern prior to October 1, 2017 without ODE CNP approval.
Public or private non-profit child care centers, Head Start programs, and some for-profit centers which are licensed or approved to provide child care
may serve meals and snacks to children through age 12 years.
The CACFP At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program is a reimbursement program designed to give school age children and youth in low-income areas a nutritional
boost and involve them in supervised activities that are safe, fun, and educational during the school year. This program is officially known as the At-Risk
Program. An after school program with 100 children could receive over $17,500 each school year for serving snacks, and over $70,000 each school year for serving
Public or private non-profit adult day care centers, and for-profit centers if 25 percent of enrolled participants are title XIX or title XX beneficiaries
and are approved to provide adult day care in group settings for functionally impaired, disabled adults, or to persons over 60 years old.
Emergency shelters, which serve homeless children and their families, can participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) through the Oregon
Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP). Children 18 years or younger are automatically eligible for free meals. There are no application
forms for families to fill out. All reimbursable meals must be served in a group setting.
Public or non-profit organizations with experience in managing Federal programs may be eligible to sponsor licensed or DHS-listed family day care
home providers so the providers may receive reimbursement for the meals served to children in care.