NOTICE: Coronavirus Guidance for School Districts: Per Governor’s executive order, in-school class cancellations remain in effect until at least April 20, 2020.
Emergency Meal Programs: The State Department of Education is authorizing two distinct categories of COVID-19 Emergency Meal Programs in accordance with federal requirements: 1) COVID-19 Emergency Meal Program Limited to Students Attending School in Specific Districts. School districts on this list are only authorized to serve meals to students attending their schools, and any other child age 18 years or younger residing in the same household; 2) COVID-19 Community-wide Emergency Meal Program for Children. Any child age 18 years or younger can receive meal(s) at any meal service and distribution sites in these towns/cities. They do not have to be a resident or attend school in these towns/cities. Check these links often as more locations continue to be added.

CACFP Emergency Shelters


CACFP | Program Guidance | Forms | Operational Memos | Resources

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides cash assistance for nutritious meals and snacks served in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) to infants and children ages 18 and younger residing in emergency shelters. To participate, sponsors must be public or private organizations. Cash assistance is available for up to three meals a day (or two meals and one snack a day) for each child. All meals and snacks must meet the requirements of the CACFP meal patterns for children and infants. 

CACFP Guidance

Nutrition Policies and Guidance

Nondiscrimination Statements (USDA and CSDE)