Child Nutrition Program

Our on-site state-of-the-art commercial kitchen prepares and delivers approximately 1 million freshly cooked breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks each year to children enrolled in various childcare programs throughout Los Angeles County . These meals ensure that children get the proper nutrition they need to thrive, learn and succeed in school as well as learn how to lead healthy lives through family style meal service and portion control.

Child Food Program

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A group of children sit at a small table and eat a meal or snack. What do they experience? The children are getting the kinds of foods they need to be healthy and strong. As a child care provider you know how important it is that children get the good food and nutrition they need.

The nutritional requirements of the child care food program are based on current nutrition research about what children of various ages need in order to grow and stay healthy.

Children’s experiences and the attitudes they develop will shape their future eating habits and impact their overall health. By modeling healthy practices and by making mealtimes a pleasurable and social time, together we can lay the groundwork for nutritional and enjoyable meals for the rest of our children’s lives.

Child Food Program

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

  1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
  2. fax: (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email: program.intake@usda.gov.