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.
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** 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. 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
Centerpoint Medical Center
19600 E. 39th Street S.
Independence, MO 64057

Auditorium-1st floor

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: 9:00 am thru 3:00 pm Time: 9:30 am thru 2:00 pm Time: 9:30 am thru 2:30 pm

July 11, 2019

August 8, 2019

September 12, 2019

October 4, 2019

November 7, 2019

December 12, 2019

July 8, 2019

August 5, 2019

September 9, 2019

October 7, 2019

November 4, 2019

December 2, 2019

July 22, 2019

August 19, 2019

September 23, 2019

October 21, 2019

November 18, 2019

December 16, 2019

July 10, 2019

August 8, 2019

September 4, 2019

October 10, 2019

November 7, 2019

December 19, 2019

July 10, 2019

August 14, 2019

September 11, 2019

October 9, 2019

November 13, 2019

December 4, 2019

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