Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Catholic Charities Maine Home Supplies & Food BankCatholic Charities Child & Adult Care Food Program provides reimbursement for healthy meals and snacks to children receiving child care. It plays a vital role in improving the quality of child care and making it more affordable for many low-income families. Funding is administered at the federal level by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

With our secure, online claim form, you can record everything your food program requires in just minutes. Submitting is easy, with just the click of a button, and your records remain stored online and easily accessible, keeping paperwork to a minimum!

Reimbursement checks for menus that meet USDA guidelines are sent out monthly.


Looking for your
monthly reimbursement?

November checks
(September Claim)
will be mailed Wednesday

With several former child care providers on our team, we understand your needs and challenges when it comes to your food program. In addition to free menus and attendance sheets, we are happy to provide support to you at your site, online, or through our toll-free help line:

Find out more about us here, or sign up now!

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Full Non-Discrimination Statement:
For all other FNS nutritional assistance programs, State or local agencies, and their subrecipients, must post the following nondiscrimination statement:
The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at:, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at
Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.