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Q&A – Reimbursement for Meals and Snacks Served to Young Adults in CACFP

June 7, 2021

This memorandum includes questions and answers to provide clarification to State agencies, emergency shelters, and emergency shelters that operate at-risk after school care centers regarding meals and snacks served to young adults in the CACFP.

Policy Rescission: Collection of Race and Ethnicity Data by Visual Observation and Identification

May 17, 2021

Visual observation and identification by CACFP institutions and facilities and SFSP sponsors is no longer an allowable practice for program operators to use during the collection of race or ethnicity data.

Nationwide Waiver of Monitoring Requirements for Sponsors in the Child and Adult Care Food Program – EXTENSION 

April 22, 2021

This waiver suspends the CACFP onsite monitoring requirements for all sponsoring organizations.

Nationwide Waiver of Onsite Monitoring Requirements for State Agencies in the Child and Adult Care Food Program – EXTENSION 3

April 22, 2021

This waiver suspends the CACFP onsite monitoring requirements for all State agencies.

Nationwide Waiver of Area Eligibility in the Afterschool Programs and for Family Day Care Home Providers in School Year 2021-2022

April 22, 2021

Family Day Care Homes will receive Tier I reimbursement for all meals and snacks and At-Risk Afterschool sites will all be reimbursed at the free rate.