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
Springfield
Southwest District Health Office
149 Park Central Square, Suite 116
Springfield, MO 65801
Independence
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 2:00 pm Time: 9:00 am thru 3:00 pm
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August 10, 2018 August 6, 2018   August 23, 2018 August 16, 2018
  September 10, 2018   September 20, 2018 September 19, 2018
  October 1, 2018   October 18, 2018 October 11, 2018
  November 5, 2018   November 8, 2018 November 15, 2018
  December 3, 2018   December 6, 2018 December 6, 2018


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