Child and Adult Care Food Program

Contact Information

Day Care Centers
Judy DiRienzo
(307)777-6262
judith.dirienzo@wyo.gov
Day Care Homes Consultant
Amanda Anderson
(307) 777-7168
amanda.anderson@wyo.gov

 The CACFP provides reimbursement for nutritious meals and snacks served to eligible children in child care centers, family day care homes, as well as to eligible adults in adult care centers. Wyoming’s program is funded by the USDA, and administered by the Wyoming Department of Education. In accordance with Federal law and USDA policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (866) 632-9992(Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

The program can help people who meet the eligibility requirements:

  • Infants and children in child care centers, family day care homes, or other early education facilities through age 12.
  • Children of migrant workers in child care centers, family day care homes, or other early education facilities through age 15.
  • Physically and mentally disabled persons receiving care in a center where most children are 18 years old and under.
  • Adults in non-residential day care settings.

Albany

  • W. Early Care & Education Center
  • Developmental Preschool and Day Care
  • Laramie Child Development
  • Laramie Head Start
  • Kiddie Cottage Daycare
  • Basic Beginnings North
  • Basic Beginnings South/Aaron’s Place

Big Horn

  • Basin Head Start, Absaroka Head Start
  • Lovell Head Start Absaroka Head Start
  • Shooting Star Academy

Campbell

  • Boys and Girls Club of Campbell County
  • Campbell County Head Start, WY Child and Family Development

Carbon

  • Rawlins Head Start, Carbon County Child Development
  • Saratoga Head Start, Carbon County Child Development
  • Wee Folks Place

Converse

  • Douglas Child & Family Development, WY Child and Family Development
  • Glenrock Early Childhood Center, WY Child and Family Development
  • Glenrock Boys and Girls Club, Boys and Girls Club of Central Wyoming

Fremont

  • Lander Child Development Services, Child Development Services of Fremont County
  • Riverton Child Development Services, Child Development Services of Fremont County
  • Ethete Head Start/Early Head Start, Eastern Shoshone & Northern Arapaho Birth to Five Head Start
  • Washakie Head Start, Eastern Shoshone & Northern Arapaho Birth to Five Head Start
  • Great Plains Head Start, Eastern Shoshone & Northern Arapaho Birth to Five Head Start
  • Smart-Start Quality Care
  • World Cares Inc./Small World Children’s Center
  • Donna’s Day Care
  • Tears, Laughs & Cuddles Child Care
  • Happy Kids Daycare
  • Lander Head Start, Absaroka Head Start
  • Riverton Head Start, Absaroka Head Start

Goshen

  • Lil’ Bits n Spurs Child Care
  • Torrington Learning Center, WY Child and Family Development
  • Lincoln Infant and Toddler Center, WY Child and Family Development

Hot Springs

  • Thermopolis Center, Absaroka Head Start

Johnson

  • Buffalo Children’s Center
  • Buffalo Head Start, Absaroka Head Start
  • Noah’s Ark Christian Daycare

Laramie

  • LCCC Children’s Discovery Center
  • Tiny Taught Daycare, DBA I Am a Promise
  • E. Warren AFB Child Development Center
  • E. Warren Youth Center
  • Community Action of Laramie County/Head Start
  • IYAH Learning Center
  • Promise Patch Preschool and Daycare
  • Colleen’s Kiddy Care, Inc.
  • DKC Enterprises/World of Wonder Child Care
  • DKC Enterprises/World of Wonder Too
  • Diamonds In the Rough
  • Triumph Early Learning Center
  • First Steps Childcare & Preschool
  • Pine Bluffs Day Care
  • All About Me Child Care
  • Alphabet Academy
  • South High School – Supper
  • Kiddie Kollege
  • Silly Bear

Lincoln

  • Kemmerer Child Development Center, Lincoln Uinta Child Development Association (LUCDA)
  • Afton Child Development Center, LUCDA
  • Thayne Child Development Center, LUCDA
  • Alpine Child Development Center, LUCDA

Natrona

  • Natrona County School District #1, Bar Nunn, Cottonwood, Evansville , Grant, Mills, Mountain View, North Casper, Paradise Valley, Pineview, University Park, Willard, Midwest
  • Angel Child Care
  • Casper College, Inga Thorson Early Childhood Learning Center
  • Child Development Center of Natrona County 1
  • Child Development Center of Natrona County2
  • Sunshine Corner Day Care
  • Learning Junction Children’s Center
  • Natrona County Head Start/Home Start, WY Child and Family Development
  • Natrona County Early Head Start, WY Child and Family Development
  • Lifesteps Early Head Start, WY Child and Family Development
  • Evansville Boys and Girls Club, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming
  • Mills Boys and Girls Club, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming
  • Paradise Valley Boys and Girls Club, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming
  • Verda James, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming
  • Busy Bumblebees Child Care Center
  • Quality Child Caring Center, Curtis site, Wyoming Nutrition Services
  • Neighborhood Child Caring Center
  • Neighborhood Child Learning Center

Niobrara

  • Lusk Early Childhood Center, WY Child and Family Development

Park

  • Northwest College Child Care Center
  • The Learning Garden
  • Winsor Castle Daycare & Preschool
  • Cody Head Start, Absaroka Head Start
  • Powell Head Start, Absaroka Head Start
  • A Little Paradise
  • The Crane Academy

Platte

  • Platte County Day Care/Kid’s Kastle
  • Wheatland Early Childhood Center, Wyoming Child and Family Development
  • Guernsey Early Childhood Center, Wyoming Child and Family Development

Sheridan

  • Marion Day Care
  • Tongue River Child’s Place
  • Children’s Center
  • Sheridan Head Start, Absaroka Head Start
  • Brite Beginnings
  • Harmony Child Care Center
  • Great Foundations Preschool
  • First Light Children’s Center

Sublette

  • Children’s Discovery Center
  • The REAL Center/The Redstone Early Active Learning Center

Sweetwater

  • Green River Head Start, Sweetwater County Head Start
  • Rock Springs Head Start, Sweetwater County Head Start

Teton

  • EH/Headstart, Mercill Site, Rafter J Site, The Children’s Learning Center

Uinta

  • Evanston Child Development Center, Lincoln Uinta Child Development Association
  • Bridger Valley Child Development Center, Mountain View, LUCDA
  • Mountain View Children’s Learning Foundation, Evanston Child Development Association
  • Evanston Child Development Center, Evanston Child Development Association

Washakie

  • Worland Head Start, Abasorka Head Start

Weston

  • Newcastle Child Development Center, Weston County Child Development Center
  • Upton Child Development Center, Weston County Child Development Center
  • Little One’s Family Child Care

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) provides annual training to all our providers as required by the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) A CACFP “Plus” Administrative Training is best utilized by center directors or center personnel handling the CACFP paperwork. The “Plus” training is an all day training and is required for all centers new to the CACFP for the 1st and 2nd year of program participation. The “Basic” training is for CACFP staff that has previously attended the “Plus” training and would like a half day program refresher to meet their annual training requirement. The “Cooks” training is for center kitchen staff that prepare meals for the CACFP. The “Cooks” training is also a half day training held in the afternoons on the same day as the “Basic”.

An interactive calculator is available for Child Nutrition Professionals. This calculator makes it easier to build a shopping list of food from the USDA Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs (FBG). It can also help determine how much of each item to purchase to provide enough servings for the children in a program. It was built by the National Food Service Management Institute in partnership with Team Nutrition.

Food Buying Calculator

More Information

Resources, Training, Links & Forms

All of the necessary program documents can now be found on the CNP Application and Claim Website. You will find this information under Applications, then Download Forms.