Manuals

 

NOTICE!

Missouri’s Policy and Procedure Manuals and Orientation Manuals are currently being updated. For further information, use the appropriate link below to access USDA’s page for your program.

 


CACFP Income Eligibility Guidance for Child Care Centers
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Meal reimbursement to child care centers is based upon the claiming status of each child participating at the center. The claiming status is determined by obtaining family size and household income data from parents or legal guardians of the children, and comparing this information to the income eligibility guidelines. Based on the income eligibility guidelines, the child is classified as free, reduced or paid. This booklet contains instructions, the parent letter for non-pricing programs and a blank form CACFP 205, Income Eligibility Form for Child Care Centers.


CACFP Income Eligibility Guidance for Adult Day Care Centers
Meal reimbursement to adult day care centers is based upon the claiming status of each participant at the center. The claiming status is determined by obtaining family size and household income data from the participant, a family member or legal guardian, and comparing this information to the income eligibility guidelines. Based on the income eligibility guidelines, the participant is classified as free, reduced or paid. This booklet contains instructions, the particpant letter for non-pricing programs and a blank form CACFP 501, Income Eligibility Form for Adult Care Centers.

 

USDA Food Buying Guide
The Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs is designed by the USDA to help you buy the right amount of food and help you determine the specific contribution each food makes toward the meal pattern requirements. It also has yield data for more than 1,200 food items.