|Calhoun County Schools will begin participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Monday, September 10.|
This Federal program provides supper to children who participate in after school activities within the school system.
Each day more than 2.6 million children participate in CACFP at day care homes, centers and schools across the country. Providers are reimbursed for serving nutritious meals which meet USDA requirements.
State agencies reimburse facilities that offer non-residential day care to the following children:
• Children age 12 and under
• Migrant children age 15 and younger
• Youths through the age 18 in afterschool care programs in needy areas
The following meal requirements are established by the USDA for After School/At Risk Supper Programs.
Lunch or Supper: Milk, Meat or meat alternate, Grains or bread, Two different servings of fruit or vegetables.
If you have questions about CACFP, please contact one of the following:
Calhoun County Schools, Donnie Pitts, 540 Alan B. Mollohan Drive, Mount Zion, WV 26151 - 304-354-7011 or Richard J. Goff, Executive Director, WVDE Office of Child Nutrition, 1900 Kanawha Blvd., E. R-248B, Charleston, WV 25305 - 304-558-2708.