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Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

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Catholic 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.

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:
1-800-784-0157.

Full Federal Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights laws and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, it's Agencies, office, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at https://www.usda.gov/oascr/how-to-file-a-program-discrimination-complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.  To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.  Submit your completed form or letter 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

(2)     fax:  (202) 690-7442; or

(3)     email:  program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

(Federal statement updated 3/22/2021)

State of Maine Non-Discrimination Statement

The Maine Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, religion, ancestry or national origin.

Complaints of discrimination must be filed at the office of the Maine Human Rights Commission, 51 State House Station, Augusta, Maine  04333-0051.  If you wish to file a discrimination complaint electronically, visit the Human Rights Commission website at https://www.maine.gov/mhrc/file/instructions and complete an intake questionnaire.  Maine is a equal opportunity provider and employer.