Announcements from the Wisconsin Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
COVID – 19 CACFP Meal Pattern Flexibility Waiver
On March 25, 2020, the USDA issued COVID–19: Nationwide Waiver to Allow Meal Pattern Flexibility in the Child Nutrition Programs. This waiver allows meal pattern flexibility to CACFP institutions and facilities experiencing disruptions to the availability of food products resulting from the impacts of COVID-19 public health emergency. This waiver is effective March 25, 2020, until April 30, 2020, or until expiration of the federally declared public health emergency, whichever is soonest.
Family Day Care Home Provider Request Form for CACFP Non-congregate Feeding Waiver due to COVID-19
On March 20, 2020, USDA issued a waiver that will better enable providers to offer meals to enrolled children while minimizing potential exposure to COVID-19. This waiver takes effect March 20, 2020, and will remain in effect through June 30, 2020, or until expiration of the federally declared public health emergency, whichever is earlier.
This CACFP Non-congregate Feeding Waiver allows meals/snacks to be consumed off-site by your enrolled children only; you may not provide meals for other children living in their households (e.g. siblings). Meals/snacks can be picked-up by your enrolled children’s families or you may deliver meals/snacks to their homes. This waiver also enables providers to distribute more than one day’s worth of meals at a time. Providers must establish a schedule for meal pick-up or delivery. All other CACFP regulations and proper documentation must be maintained.
In order to participate in the waiver’s above you must complete a Waiver Form . Please contact the 4C Food Program for information on CACFP, Covid-19 Waiver
Food program staff are still available for your questions or concerns by email or by phone.
Please continue to submit monthly claims or related food program paperwork by email, fax, USPS mail, online or use our office drop box at the gray metal door located in the front of our office.
Stay Healthy and be Well!
4C Food Program
1736 N 2nd Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Cell 414-828- 5686