(877)TEX-MEAL
New Adult Day Care and Child Care Centers Application

Applying for the CACFP

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Per federal regulations, applicants may not contract with a third party for the preparation and submittal of application materials.

 

  • Independent Center, click here for application instructions:
    • A single child care center or adult day care center.
  • Sponsoring Organization, click here for application instructions:
    • Two or more child care centers or adult day care centers owned by the organization (affiliated); and/or
    • Non-profit and have one or more child care centers or adult day care centers that are not part of the same organization (unaffiliated) that the organization intends to sponsor .
  • School Food Authority, click here for application instructions:
    • Schools currently participating in NSLP applying for the at-risk afterschool care center component only
  • Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Sponsors, click here for application instructions:
    • Sponsors currently participating in SFSP applying for the at-risk afterschool care center component only

 

Affiliated – means all the centers associated with the organization are legally part of the organization (for example, a corporation that owns two centers)

 

Unaffiliated – means the centers associated with the organization are not legally part of the organization (for example, a non-profit organization that sponsors the CACFP participation of a center owned by a church)

 

If you need assistance or a paper application, please contact TDA at (877) TEX-MEAL (877-839-6325).

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) 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:  
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: program.intake@usda.gov.
 
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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