Children who do not receive healthy foods are 76% more likely to have challenges in cognitive, language & behavioral development.  89.5% of our children live in low income and low food secure environments. For over 40 years, our Child Nutrition Services has assisted Family Child Care Home Providers in serving nutritious meals and snacks.

Family Child Care Home Providers receive:

  1. Financial assistance and reimbursements
  2. Nutritional guidance
  3. Three (3) one-on-one support sessions each year
  4. Training on how to plan and serve low cost, nutritious meals
  5. Assistance which assure parents that children eat healthy meals while in your care

Let us sponsor your child care home on the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

We are an official sponsor of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for family child care home providers in both Missouri and Illinois.  We provide child nutrition education and reimbursement for meals and snacks served to children that meet the USDA guidelines.  Both licensed and registered/exempt child care providers may qualify to participate in this food program.

For more information about the Child Nutrition Services program for your state and crediting handbook, please click on the appropriate link below:

Missouri CACFP
Illinois CACFP
Crediting Handbook

We now have providers in St. Joseph, Kansas City, Hamilton, Stanberry and Raytown Missouri!

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Staff Members


Christy Frazier
Program Administrator
ext. 129

Courtney Smith
CNS Assistant Program Administrator
ext. 144

Ann Cunningham
Nutrition Consultant
ext. 146

Rose Decker
Nutrition Consultant


Charlotte Barthelemy
IL Program Administrator
ext. 116

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Katrina Harris
IL CNS AssistantProgram Administrator
ext. 115

Annie Streater
IL Nutrition Consultant
ext. 127

Sharon Taylor
IL Nutrition Consultant
ext. 126

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

The Missouri food money is in as of February 26, 2019. Checks were mailed and direct deposit was transferred.



received financial assistance and nutritional guidance



hours provided



received 2 healthy meals each day



recieved training

Phone: (314) 531-1412
Toll-Free: (800) 467-2322
Fax: (314) 531-4184

1310 Papin Street
Suite 100B
Saint Louis, MO 63103