Posted: Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:26pm Updated: Thu, 09/08/2016 - 1:55pm

An Overview of the Child and Adult Care Food Program

The Application Process At-a-Glance

Step 1 Submit an Eligibility Questionnaire
Step 2 New Sponsor Training*
Step 3 Submit Core Documents
Step 4 Technical Assistance Visit with a Field Consultant
Step 5 Submit Online Application and Final Documents (CNPweb)
Step 6 Preapproval Visit with Field Consultant
Step 7 Begin Program Implementation Upon Receiving an Approval Notice

*If you are unable to complete online training, contact the state agency for alternative assistance.

Participation through a Sponsoring Organization

Family day care home providers may only participate in CACFP through an agreement with a sponsoring organization. All other child care facilities may participate directly with the Indiana Department of Education or through a sponsoring organization.

Learn More about Programs Offered Through CACFP

CENTERS/MINISTRIES SPONSORS OF HOMES OR CENTERS
HEAD START FACILITIES OUTSIDE SCHOOL HOURS PROGRAMS
ADULT DAYCARE FACILITIES AT-RISK AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS
HOMELESS/EMERGENCY SHELTERS FAMILY DAY CARE HOMES