Nutrition and Wellness Programs

Child and Adult Care Food Program—New Institutions Wanting to Apply

Welcome! We encourage you to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Your institution may qualify to receive reimbursement to provide nutritious meals and snacks to the children in your care.

bullet Step 1—Basic Program Information

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Program requirements must be met before registering for training

bullet Step 2—CACFP Training Resources and Workshops

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bullet Step 3—Application

bullet Step 4—CACFP Operational Procedures

 PDF file (6/14) 

bullet Step 5—Pre-Operational Review Visit Procedures

PDF file (6/14) 

bullet Step 6—Access Web-Based Illinois Nutrition System (WINS) Through IWAS

PDF file (6/14) 
Completion of Step 6 will occur after receiving application approval.

bullet Step 7—Instructions for Submitting Claims

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