TX-UNPS Resources for CACFP
Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP) Program Resources   

Need Help?   

For General TX-UNPS Questions or for existing CEs to request logon ID and password use the information below to direct questions to TDA staff.

Phone: (877) TEX MEAL (839-6325)
Fax: (888) 203-6593
E-mail: squaremeals@texasagriculture.gov

For instructions on resolving TX-UNPS Session Conflicts, review the quick guide by clicking here.

2020-21 CACFP Reimbursement Rates   

NOTE: All Sponsors are reminded that per 7 CFR 226.16 (g) & (h), they are required to make payments to their centers and/or providers within five (5) working days of the receipt of their claim payment from TDA.

The following rates of reimbursement are effective July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021.

Rates per meals served in adult day care centers and child care centers
















The cash-in-lieu value of USDA Foods (commodities) for July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021 is $0.2450.

Rates for At-Risk Afterschool Meals








The cash-in-lieu value of USDA Foods (commodities) for July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021 is $0.2450.

Rates per meal served in day care homes




Tier 1




Tier 2




Administrative rates for sponsors of day care homes (per home per month)

Initial 50 Day Care Homes (1 through 50)


Next 150 Day Care Homes (51 through 200)


Next 800 Day Care Homes (201 through 1000)


Additional Day Care Homes (1001 and over)


Assistance available in English and Spanish. Please call 877-TEX-MEAL (877-839-6325) for help.

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:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
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