Participation in CACFP food program encouraged

 

Last updated 2/17/2023 at 11:43am



Press release

Attention child care centers and homes:

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services encourages people’s participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program — CACFP — of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. 

CACFP provides reimbursements for nutritious meals served to children enrolled in child care. Child care centers may contact the state agency at MT CACFP, PO Box 202925, Helena, MT 59620, 406-444-4347 or 888-307-9333. Child care homes may contact a sponsoring organization listed below. The CACFP website is https://dphhs.mt.gov/ecfsd/childcare/cacfp .

Notice of Participation in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program

The following organizations announce their operation of the Child & Adult Care Food Program. The same meals will be made available to all enrolled participants at no separate charge and regardless of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), age or disability in the course of the meal services.


Day care centers:

Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line, 500 First Ave., Havre, 59501

Busy Bee Childcare, 620 Thompson St. #5, Havre, 59501

District IV Northern Montana Child Development Center, 2229 Fifth Ave., Havre, 59501

Fort Belknap Tribes, 656 Agency Main St., Harlem, 59526

Heart Butte School District #1, 1 Newschool Road, Heart Butte, 59448

Kids Korner, 337 Ohio, Chinook, 59523

We Care Daycare, 1601 11th St West, Havre, 59501

The center’s eligibility for free and reduced-price meal reimbursement is based on the following income scales effective through June 30. Children who receive TANF, FDPIR or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — SNAP, formerly Food Stamps — or who attend Head Start, are eligible for free meals.


Family Eligibility Scale Eligibility Scale

Size for Free Meals for Reduced Price

(equal to or Meals (less than)

less than)

1 $17,667 $25,142

2 $23,803 $33,874

3 $29,939 $42,606

4 $36,075 $51,338

For each additional gamily member add $6,136 for free meals, $8,732 for reduced-price meals.

Sponsors of Day Care Homes:

Meals will be provided at family and group day care homes administered by the following organizations.

Billings Child Care Association, 917 Broadwater Square, Billings, 59101

Butte Community Coordinated CC, 101 N. Main St., Butte, 59701

Child Care Connections, 1143 Stoneridge Drive Ste. 1, Bozeman, 59718

Child Care Resources, 500 N. Higgins Ste. 202, Missoula, 59802

District 7 HRDC, 7 North 31st St., Billings, 59103

Hi-Line Home Programs, Inc., 605 Third Ave. S., Glasgow, 59230

The Nurturing Center, 146 Third Ave. W., Kalispell, 59901

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.


People with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the agency — state or local — where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.


To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call 866-632-9992. Submit the completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Ave. SW.

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) Fax: 202-690-7442; or

(3) Email: [email protected]

 

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