The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides cash assistance for nutritious meals and snacks served in the CACFP to infants and children ages 18 and younger residing in emergency shelters. To participate, sponsors must be public or private organizations. Cash assistance is available for up to three meals a day (or two meals and one snack a day) for each child. All meals and snacks must meet the requirements of the CACFP meal patterns for children and infants.
Connecticut State Department of Education Bureau of Health, Nutrition, Family Services and Adult Education Child Nutrition Programs 450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 504 Hartford, CT 06103-1841 Phone: 860-807-2050 Fax: 860-807-2127