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Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

CACFP Sponsorship is available to Family Child Care Homes, Child Care Centers,  AT RISK Programs, Homeless Shelters and Adult Care Centers, to receive reimbursement for the meals that they serve to the children and adults in their care. Southern New Hampshire Services is a sponsor of the program for the State of New Hampshire.

The following information provides details about the services provided to Child Care Centers and Family Care Homes. If you are interested in information about the Child and Adult Care Food Program, please contact the CACFP Coordinator (contact info below).

How does CACFP work?


  • We will use existing financial documentation to determine your eligibility for either Tier I or Tier II status for Family Day Care Homes. For Child Care Center, we will use Family Income.
  • You will use the educational resources provided to prepare and serve USDA approved  meals to the children in your care.
  • You will receive a reimbursement check at the following rates:

2018 / 2019 Reimbursement Rates:

Family Day Care Home
Breakfast $1.31 $ .48
Lunch/Supper $2.46 $1.48
Snack $.73 $ .20
Child Care Center
MEAL Free Reduced Paid
Breakfast $1.79 $1.49 $. 31
Lunch/Supper $3.31 $2.91 $ .31
Snack $ .91 $. 45 $. 08

CACFP Benefits:

  • Money back for food expenses
  • Nutrition know how from trained professionals
  • Quarterly newsletter
SNHS Sponsorship Benefits:

  • Minute Menu
  • Health Educator/Nutritionist
  • Quarterly Newsletters
  • Annual Trainings
CACFP eligibility requirements:

  • Be licensed, license exempt or  registered family child care provider
  • Enroll children under the age of 13
  • Keep daily attendance records
  • Maintain menu record & meal attendance
Participating in Child and Adult Care Food Program is Win! Win! Win! for everyone…

  • You WIN because the financial reimbursement helps with your food  expenses
  • The children WIN because they are eating nutritious meals and snacks
  • Your childcare business WINS  because families  will appreciate knowing that their children are receiving well-balanced meals
With money back, it makes sense for you to apply!

For more information contact:
Amy Allen, CACFP Coordinator II
(603) 669-8010, ext. 6171

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement:
The explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights legislation and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program of activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

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Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

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