Orientation Training

This training provides an overview of how to operate the food program and manage CACFP paperwork in your child care center. This training is for child care centers only and is intended for child care providers who have current contracts with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services or have submitted a program application to participate in CACFP. Attendance is required for new child care centers before application can be approved.

Reservations are required for the classes listed below due to limited space.
Click here to register for training. Call 1-800-733-6251 if you will be late or unable to attend.

** Be aware that trainings are subject to cancellation due to lack of attendance. If you have registered for the class, you will be notified.

Infant Feeding class will follow Orientation if center cares for participants under 12 months of age. Infant Feeding class covers the requirements of the CACFP policy on claiming infant meals, supporting breastfeeding, choosing infant formula, and other infant feeding topics.

New centers need to bring two weeks of menus to training to be reviewed by the nutritionist. Please use this menu form.

Child Care Center Orientation
St. Louis
Eastern District DHSS Office
220 S. Jefferson
St. Louis, MO 63103
Southwest District Health Office
149 Park Central Square, Suite 116
Springfield, MO 65801
Northwestern District DHSS Office
3717 S. Whitney Avenue
Independence, MO 64055
Cape Girardeau
Cape Girardeau Area Health Office,
471 Siemers Drive, Suite H
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Jefferson City
Department of Health and Senior Services
930 Wildwood
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Time: 9:30 am thru 3:00 pm Time: 9:30 am thru 3:00 pm Time: 8:15 am thru 2:00 pm Time: 9:30 am thru 1:30 pm Time: 9:00 am thru 2:00 pm
August 4, 2017 August 7, 2017 August 17, 2017 August 18, 2017 August 17,2017
September 22, 2017 September 11, 2017 September 18, 2017 September 8, 2017 September 14, 2017
October 24, 2017 October 16, 2017 October 19, 2017 October 13, 2017 October 12, 2017

November-  CANCELLED

November 6, 2017 November 16, 2017 November 17, 2017 November 9, 2017
December- CANCELLED December 4, 2017 December 18, 2017 December 15, 2017 December 14, 2017

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