Congress established the Family Daycare Feeding Program in 1968. The purpose of this program is to ensure that children, between the ages of birth to 13, eat a nutritious well balanced diet, while in the care of an in home Childcare Provider. The program provides reimbursement to Certified Family Daycare providers for the meals that they serve to children in their care. The program serves all children regardless of income. The Family Daycare Food Program provides training for the providers on how to prepare meals that meet the USDA guidelines. The program is also a supporter of Provider Appreciation day, which is held on the Friday before Mother's Day. This program serves both McDowell and Wyoming Counties. Any Family Day Care Provider who is taking care of at least one child in his/her home on a regular basis is elgible to be registered or certified to participate in the CSM Child Care Food Program. You must meet standards delineated by DHHR, your local resource and referral agency and the CSM Child Care Program.
You must be registered as a famly daycare provider by your local resource and referral agency (R&R) and the enrolling in the CSM Child Care Food Program. Contact your local R&R office or the DHHR office in your area for information on becoming registered. The DHHR registration certificate is required before paperwork can be processed to enroll you on the food program. It is the responsibility of the provider to keep your registration current. Registered providers are monitored by their local DHHR office. Food Program Representatives may also remind you of any registration requirement not being met. If you have any further quetions, contact Ida Monroe at 304-436-6800 253 or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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