Benefits for Child Care Providers
The Family Day Care Network is a sponsoring organization that provides educational and technical support to registered child care providers who are interested in participating on the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), within Southeastern South Dakota.
The Child and Adult Care Food Program is a federal program under the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that provides reimbursement to participating providers for serving nutritious meals and snacks.
Benefits of Joining the CACFP:
- Reimbursement for meals served to children in your care
- Reassurance to parents that their child's nutritional needs are being met
- Networking with other child care providers
- Free technical support and ongoing training
Call (605) 312-8370 if you are interested in joining.
- The Special Diet Statement has changed to Meal Change Request Form.
- Annual Tier 1 by Income Reimbursement Applications: Due in August/September 2019
- Annual Training: Register now
- Cycle Menus:
- Due in April: May/ June/ July/August Menus
- Due in August: September/October/November/December Menus
- Due in December: January/February/March/April Menus
- Claims: Due every 4th at 5 p.m. of the following month
*Services funded by the USDA
Family Day Care Network Resources:
- USDA CACFP website
- CACFP rates 2018/2019
- Tier 1 Income Eligibility Guidelines 2018/2019
- Newsletter and forms
- Parenting resources
- WIC program flyer
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations 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 or 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.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (AD-3027) online or at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.