Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)?
What types of facilities can receive CACFP funds?
Whom does CACFP serve?

What is the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)?
The CACFP is a food assistance program that improves the nutrient intake of Missourians by providing reimbursement for meals that meet minimum nutritional standards served in approved facilities.

What types of facilities can receive CACFP funds?

Whom does CACFP serve?
Children aged 0 through age 12; children of migrant workers ages 0 through age 15; up to age 18 if physically or mentally disabled; and adults aged 60 and above and adults who are funtionally impaired may participate through adult day care centers. There are some restrictions. Contact us for additional information.