CACFP

This Kosher Food program provides qualifying centers and individuals with 3 meals per day.

NSLP

This program provides schools with children ages 4-18 with 2 meals daily. 

ARACP

Sites with an extracurricular or after school or weekend program can apply for snack and dinner at no charge.

SFSP

This summer program  is open to children between the ages 1-18. 

Admission is open to all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

CACFP - Child & Adult Care Food Program

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is administered at the federal level by the USDA with oversight at the state level by the PA Department of Education, Division of Food and Nutrition.  The CACFP provides reimbursement for meals served to enrolled participants in non-residential child or adult care facilities.

 

Children and adults are eligible to participate if they are:

  • Birth to 12 years of age; or

  • Migrant children birth to 15 years of age; or

  • Ages 4-18 years of age for the At-Risk After-School Program

  • Birth to 18 years of age in Emergency Shelters; or

  • Special needs children over 12 years of age in care facilities primarily serving children under 18 years of age; or

  • Functionally impaired adults; or

  • Adults over 60 years of age


All for-profit and non–profit centers are eligible to apply for this program providing that they meet the proper requirements. Each meal follows the proper nutrition guidelines according to the USDA.

CACFP REQUIREMENTS:



  • Current Day Care License

  • Alphabetized, Typed Master List of all the kids planning to attend in September of the school year.

  • Completed Copies of Income and Enrollment forms (Please use only the new forms that have the name of your center printed)

  • A completed Food Service Application

  • Attend a Mandatory Training conducted by CBS.  This session lasts approximately 2 hours with instructions on filling our Rosters and Meal Counts, serving amounts of food, and food handling according to state regulations.

  • If your Day Care Center will have an After School Program with at least 10 children, please fill out an attached After School Food Service Application and After School Enrollment list.



​Approval -  Once all the paperwork has been submitted to CBS, it will be considered for final approval.  This process in its entirety may take several weeks.

Happy Children
 
Kids Playing Treasure Hunt

NSLP - National School Lunch Program

This program is a Government funded program that provides schools with children ages 4-18 with 2 meals daily. Children are determined eligible for free, reduced, or paid meals according to income eligibility forms.

You may choose from breakfast, lunch, and snack.
In order to qualify, you must have a 501C license.
 

Certain schools may qualify for after school snack for the entire school.



NSLP REQUIREMENTS:



  • 501C or documentation of your non-profit status.

  • Alphabetized Typed Master List of all the children at your school

  • Completed copies of Income forms.

  • Completed Food Service Application

  • Attend a Mandatory Training conducted by CBS.  This session in approximately 2 hours with instructions on filling out Rosters and Meal Counts, serving amounts of food, and food handling according to state regulations.


 

​Approval -  This occurs once all the paperwork has been submitted.  This process can take from one week to several weeks.

 

ARACP - At-Risk After-School Care Program

Sites with an extracurricular or after school or weekend program can apply for snack and dinner free for the entire site depending upon the site location.



REQUIREMENTS:



  • 501C or documentation of your non-profit status.

  • Completed After School Food Service Application and After School Enrollment list.

  • Attend a Mandatory Training conducted by CBS.  This session in approximately 2 hours with instructions on filling out Rosters and Meal Counts, serving amounts of food, and food handling according to state regulations.

 

​Approval -  Once all paperwork has been submitted to CBS, it will be considered for final approval.  This process in its entirety may take several weeks.

Kids Playing Tug of War
 
Pink Food

SFSP - Summer Food Service Program

This program is open to children between the ages 1-18.  The program runs throughout the summer months of June, July, August, and sometimes even in September. 

 

 

Children who are eligible for this program may be entitled to receive at least 2 meals consisting of Breakfast & Lunch, or Lunch & Snack.

 

 

To learn more about this program, please call our offices today at 215-938-0201.

 

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or

Fax
          (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or


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