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Anyone Who Watches Children In Their Home!
The Family Daycare Food Program (FDCFP) is a federally funded program sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculutre (USDA)that provides financial reimbursemetns to licensed or registered child care providers for serving nutritious meals and snacks to children in thier care.
$$$ GET PAID FOR SERVING HEALTHY MEALS! $$$
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE FOOD PROGRAM
Any licensed in home family childcare provider is eligible to participate in the Child Care Food Program.
What is needed for a childcare provider to participate ?
**Have a current license and have a child(ren) enrolled
**Serve nutritious meals that meet USDA requirements
**Keep accurate attendance & menu records on a daily basis
**Be available for montioring visits and meet the Family Daycare Food Program representatives.
**Attend and participate in one training session per year, given by CASE WV (FDCFP) nutrition staff.
What are the benefits of the Food Program?
* Receive a monthly cash reimbursements to the daycare provider for serving meals that meet USDA guidelines (click here to see sample reimbursement)
*Menu planning adn meal service training
*Information & assistance regarding nutrition, meal planning and program requirements.
*Training manual and record-keeping forms
*Nutrition workshops - with fun activities for kids
*Quartley newsletter with up-to-date Food Program information, healthy/nutrition topics and a week's worth of menus & recipe ideas
(click here to see sample newsletter mealtime memo's)
*Four Reason why it Pays to Join the Food Program (click here to find out)
How does a family childcare provider apply for the program?
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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 poor 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) found online at:http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint filing cust.html, and 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 Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) FAX: (202) 690-7442; (3) EMAIL: email@example.com.