Child Nutrition Services

Children who do not receive healthy foods are


more likely to have challenges in cognitive, language & behavioral development.


of our children live in low-income and low-food secure environments.

United 4 Children’s Child Nutrition Services has assisted Family Childcare Home Providers in serving more than

meals and snacks each year.

Nutrition Services

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

Family Child care Home Providers receive:

  • Financial assistance and reimbursements
  • Nutritional guidance
  • Three (3) one-on-one support sessions each year
  • Training on how to plan and serve low cost, nutritious meals
  • 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 serve the entire state of Missouri, including Kansas City and the surrounding areas!

    More Information

    The Crediting Handbook provides information on a wide variety of foods. 

    View the Crediting Handbook for the Child and Adult Care Food Program Here.

    Please note it does not include all foods that can be served in the CACFP.

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

    View the USDA Civil Rights Regulations and Policies Procedures.

    U4C's Main Line: 

    (314) 531-1412

    Inclusion Services: 

    (800) 467-2322

    Missouri's Early Care and Resource and Referral Line:

    (866) 583-2392

    U4C's Fax: (314) 531-4184

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