What is the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)?

Sieda operates the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) in the area.  Registered child care providers are eligible to enroll in the program. Child Care Providers are provided with nutrition education and submit monthly menus to assure that meals and snacks follow standard nutrition guidelines. Providers also plan nutrition activities for the children in their care, which helps prepare young children to make healthy food choices for the rest of their lives.  Providers are provided with partial reimbursement for the cost of the meals and snacks as a result of participating in the program.

Sieda’s Child & Adult Care Food Program works with child care providers in the following counties:

Van Buren

To call the CACFP program:

(641) 682-8741

(641) 329-4340

For Sieda CACFP Resources

Recordkeeping & Forms
Meal Patterns
Team Nutrition, CACFP & Nutrition Handouts
Meal, Snack & Fitness Information
Sanitation & Food Safety Information
And more

CACFP has a downloadable Shopper App for providers.

Apple Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cacfp-shopper/id1445735756?mt=8

Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.educateiowa.cacfp

CACFP Shopper App Guides and Manual

User Manual: CACFP Shopper User Manual 2019

Guide: Shopper App Quick Guide

Sieda Community Action is an equal opportunity provider.
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement: USDA is an equal opportunity provider.
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. Mail:                                                                                                      2. Fax:                                                                                                        3. Email:  
    U.S. Department of Agriculture                                                     (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or                                 program.intake@usda.gov
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC 20250-9410; or
Iowa Nondiscrimination Statement
It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.6, 216.7, and 216.9. If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121 or 800-457-4416; website: https://icrc.iowa.gov/.