Infant Developmental Readiness

Child Enrollment Policy and Procedures

Direct deposit authorization form

Physician Statement for Food Substitution – form for accommodating children with special dietary needs

Residential Child Enrollment Form

Need more information to accommodate children with special dietary needs?

Income Eligibility

Household Eligibility – letter to provider

Household Eligibility – application for provider

Household Eligibility letter – parent-guardian

Household Eligibility – application for parent or guardian

My Plate

Interested in buying reusable plates for the children?  ChooseMyPlate is available for purchase through an outside vendor.  Visit the link below for more information:

ChooseMyPlate – Positive Promotions

Nutrition Information

Crediting Foods Guide

Crediting Store-Bought Combination Baby Foods

2019 Feeding Infants in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

Fluid Milk and Milk Substitution – Fact Sheet

Food Substitution Chart

Formula/Food Waiver Notification

Infant Meal Pattern – Birth through 11 months

Meal Pattern for Children

Milk and Non-Dairy Milk Substitution Chart

Program Information

Building for the Future brochure

CACFP  Day Care Sponsor and Provider Fact Sheet

Permanent Agreement (between sponsor organization and day care home provider)

Links to Other Helpful Websites

Below are some nutrition related websites for your consideration. We list them as possible references and do not claim responsibility for their content.

Nutrition for Kids – Do you want some teaching ideas?  stickers?  visit

American Dietetic Association

The Institute of Child Nutrition
The Institute of Child Nutrition offers online classes, lots of recipes, nutrition information plus a monthly newsletter for day care professionals in an easy-to-read format. For more information, visit

USDA Child Care Nutrition Resource – do you need new recipes to excite the children about eating a balanced meal?  Visit

My Plate
Learn how to eat healthy with MyPlate,

Kids Health from Nemours – Share this site with parents/guardians

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