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Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

The Early Care & Learning Council, in collaboration with Hunger Solutions New York and the New York State Network for Youth Success, works to  expand access to the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). The USDA CACFP program provides aid to child care and after school providers for the provision of nutritious foods that contribute to the wellness, healthy growth, and development of young children.

"Each day, more than 4.2 million children receive nutritious meals and snacks through CACFP." 

How do I get involved?

Before getting involved, you should know that:

  • CACFP offers reimbursements, meal planning guidance, and training to help providers serve nutritious meals and snacks to children in their care. Learn more about reimbursement rates for child care centers and child care homes.
  • Meals reimbursed through CACFP must meet the NYS Deptartment of Health's meal patterns, which specify required food components and minimum serving sizes for different age groups.

Click on the image below to watch a video about why YOU should enroll in CACFP today

Still have questions? Contact your CACFP Specialist today

County

State Approved Agency

CACFP Specialist

Email

Albany

Capital District Child Care Council

Abbe Kovacik

 

Allegany

ACCORD Corporation

Kristina Metlak

Bro​ome

Family Enrichment  Network

Lisa Rosa

Cattaraugus

ACCORD Corporation

Kristina Metlak

Cayuga

Child Care Solutions

Melek Yavuz

Chautauqua

Chautauqua Child Care Council

Lori Steward

Chemung

Chemung County Child Care Council

Anita Quinitchett

Chenango

Family Enrichment Network

Lisa Rosa

Clinton

Child Care Coordinating Council of the North Country

Patsy Ellison

Columbia

Child Care Connections/Family of Woodstock

Suzanne Holdridge

Kristin Scace

Cortland

Child Development Council of Central New York

Sue Sopp

Octavia Sola

Delaware

Delaware Opportunities Inc.

Shirley Foreman

Dutchess

Child Care Council of Dutchess and Putnam

Lorraine Scuccimarra

Erie

Child Care Resource Network

Karen Kopacz

Billie Jo Meehan

​Maria Navarro

Terrell Chambers​

Essex

Adirondack Community Action Programs, Inc.

Chris Ciancetta

Franklin

Child Care Coordinating Council of the North Country

Patsy Ellison

Fulton

Capital District Child Care Council

Abbe Kovacik

Genesee

YWCA of Genesee County

Shirley Gawlik

Greene

Child Care Connections/Family of Woodstock

Suzanne Holdridge

​​Kristin Scace

Hamilton

Southern Adirondack Child Care Network (SACCN)

Colleen Maziejka

Linda Scimeca

Herkimer

Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County

Lindsey Behr

Jefferson

Jefferson-Lewis Childcare Project

Vickie Brownell

Constance Wolfe

 

Lewis

Jefferson-Lewis Childcare Project

Vickie Brownell

Constance Wolfe

 

Livingston

Child Care Council, Inc.

​Laurie Haley

Madison

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onieda County

Lindsey Behr

Monroe

Child Care Council, Inc.

​Laurie Haley

Montgomery

Capital District Child Care Council

Abbe Kovacik

Nassau

Child Care Council of Nassau, Inc.

Barbara Wagner

Niagara

Niagara Community Action Program

Angela Burns

NYC Counties

New York State Department of Health

Dwight LaDu

Oneida

Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County

Lindsey Behr

Onondaga

Child Care Solutions

Melek Yavuz

Ontario

Child & Family Resources, Inc.

Amanda Hines

Orange

Child Care Council of Orange County, Inc.

Sandy Blanco

Orleans

YWCA of Genesee County

Shirley Gawlik

Oswego

Integrated Community Planning of Oswego County, Inc.

Stephanie Keltz

Otsego

Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie Counties

Vicki Fatum

Putnam

Child Care Council of Dutchess and Putnam

Lorraine Scuccimarra

Rensselaer

Capital District Child Care Council

Abbe Kovacik

Rockland

Child Care Resources of Rockland

Teresa Ortega

Saint Lawrence

Saint Lawrence Child Care Center

Patsy Ellison

Vickie Brownell

Constance Wolfe

Saratoga

Capital District Child Care Council

Abbe Kovacik

Schenectady

Capital District Child Care Council

Abbe Kovacik

Schoharie

Schoharie County Community Action Program

Melissa Bevins

Schuyler

Child Care Aware® of Steuben and Schuyler

Anne Zschoche

Seneca

Child & Family Resources, Inc.

Amanda Hines

Steuben

Child Care Aware® of Steuben and Schuyler

Anne Zschoche

Suffolk

Child Care Council of Suffolk, Inc.

Christina Flythe

Sullivan

Sullivan County Child Care Council, Inc.

Aimee Pittaluga

Tioga

Family Enrichment Network

Lisa Rosa

Tompkins

Child Development Council of Central New York, Inc.

Sue Sopp

Octavia Sola

Ulster

Child Care Connections/Family of Woodstock

Suzanne Holdridge

Kristin Scace

Warren

Southern Adirondack Child Care Network (SACCN)

Colleen Maziejka

Linda Scimeca

Washington

Southern Adirondack Child Care Network (SACCN)

Colleen Maziejka

Linda Scimeca

Wayne

Child Care Council, Inc.

Laurie Haley

Westchester

Child Care Council of Westchester, Inc.

Dorothy Jenkins

Wyoming

ACCORD Corporation

Kristina Metlak

Yates

Child & Family Resources, Inc.

Amanda Hines