Interested in adding after school snacks or suppers to your program? Below are some basics you need to know!

 

Who can become a site?

In order to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, every site must:

• Be a public entity or nonprofit institution

• Be in an eligible area

• Provide food at no cost to children

• Offer enrichment activities

• Follow USDA Meal Pattern Guidelines

• Follow Meal service rules & regulations


What do I need to do to become a CACFP site?

We understand busy schedules, but in order to be a site staff must comply with the following requirements:

• Attend a 90 minute training hosted by the food bank

• Have at least 1 trained adult present for each meal service

• Ensure no meal components are taken offsite

• Serve all meals during approved serving time (chosen by you)

• Store all meal components safely

• Serve persons age 18 or younger

For more information to find out if your program is eligible, contact Jessica jwillis@northernilfoodbank.org or 630-443-6910 *144