This program provides assistance to
families by paying them a portion of
their child care costs or paying the
child care providers directly.
Eligibility depends on a number of
factors (for example, income level and
The Child And Adult Care Food Program
reimburses child care providers for
nutritious meals served to children,
subject to certain nutrition
specifications. This program is
administered by the Missouri Department
of Health and Senior Services and
federally funded by the United States
Department Of Agriculture.