Wisconsin Child & Adult Care
Food Program Resources

Find information to promote wellness for the children in your care. Connect to websites designed to help you make the most of your child care business.

The Wisconsin Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Sponsors Forum supports child care providers to continue to give quality care to children. Check out the resources on this page for Food Program and business information. Read up on the latest ideas for increasing physical activity and making meals count with nutritious foods that children will enjoy. Instilling healthy eating habits at a young age will help children develop healthy eating patterns for life. Spread the word by sharing these resources with parents!

Wellness Resources


Crediting Handbook for the Child and Adult Care Food Program


Obesity Prevention


Helping Kids Eat Right and Stay Active

CACFP Resources


Wisconsin DPI CACFP Information


USDA Information on the CACFP


Infant Feeding


USDA Resource Library for Child Care Providers

Parent Resources


Family Checklist for Nutrition


Child Care Resource and Referral


Breastfeeding Helpline


Women, Infants and Children

Business Resources


YoungStar Ratings


Recordkeeping for Taxes


Licensing and Background Checks


Purchasing Consortium


Contact Your Certifier

Nutrition and Recipe Resources


CACFP Menu Plans and Recipes


USDA Choose My Plate


2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans




Produce for Better Health

You must be a licensed or certified child care provider to apply. Learn more.

Reimbursement Rates


Get reimbursed for providing nutritious meals! If you are serving breakfast, lunch, and a snack to just six children for 21 care days during a month you can be reimbursed between $3,084 and $6,592 per year.

Learn about reimbursement and how it works.

CACFP Meal Patterns Requirements


Serving meals that meet the CACFP requirements is easy! Check out these guides:

CACFP Child Meal Pattern

USDA Child Meal Pattern

CACFP Infant Meal Pattern

USDA Infant Meal Pattern