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Oklahoma CACFP Family Day Care Home Sponsor Information
Who Can Participate?

Anyone who cares for children for less than 24 hours a day in their home and provides them with high quality, nutritious meals and snacks.

Home day care providers must be at least 18 years of age.

Children from birth through their 13th birthday.

The provider's own children may also qualify.

To participate as a Family Day Care home provider in the CACFP, you must sign up with a CACFP Sponsoring organization, you cannot apply on-line.  Contact Sponsoring Organization(s) for information on how to sign up.  Click here for a list of participating sponsors.  If you have any further questions, please contact our office in Oklahoma City at (405) 521-3327.

What kind of meals may be served?

The meals must meet the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) minimum meal pattern requirements, as well as standards for safety, sanitation and food quality.

How does a provider receive reimbursement?

Home child care providers receive reimbursement for up to three meal services (two main meals and a snack or one main meal and two snacks) per child, per day.

Claims for reimbursement are submitted by sponsors on a monthly basis and reimbursement checks are sent to each family day care home provider by the sponsor.  Reimbursement rates are set by the federal government.  To review the current reimbursement rates, click "Rates/Eligibility Scales" on the navigation bar at the left side of the page, or click here.

There are USDA guidelines a provider needs to follow in order to qualify for these monies.  Requirements and guidelines will be explained in detail upon initial contact of Sponsors.

Training Opportunities

The Child and Adult Care Food Program provides training to sponsors.  The sponsoring institution has the responsibility to train all personnel involved in CACFP.


For Additional Information:
Child Nutrition Programs
2500 North Lincoln Blvd., Suite 310
Oklahoma City, OK  73105-4599
(405) 521-3327  fax: (405) 521-2239