Child and Adult Care Food Program

News release from Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana:

Child and Adult Care Food Program

(August 26, 2011) – Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana today announced its sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals at no separate charge. Free and reduced-price meals will be provided to participants meeting the approved eligibility criteria. Meals are available to all enrolled participants without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability at the following sites:

Jennings Recreational Center
1330 McCulloch Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46803
Monday – Friday 4:00pm-6:00pm

Weisser Park Recreational Center
802 Eckart Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Tuesday & Thursday 3:30pm – 6:00pm

Boys & Girls Club of Allen County
2609 Fairfield Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
260-744-0998 ext. 22
Monday – Friday 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Euell A. Wilson Center
1512 Oxford Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46806
Monday – Friday 3:30pm – 7:30pm

Lincolnshire Church of the Brethren
6404 South Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46816
Monday & Wednesday 4:00pm – 6:00pm

United Hispanic Americans
2424 Fairfield Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
Monday – Thursday 6:00pm – 6:30pm

McCormick Boys & Girls Club
3005 McCormick Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN 46803
Monday – Friday 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Jenning Cooper Center
2300 Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46806
Monday – Friday 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Brookmill Boys & Girls Club
2857 Millbrook Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Monday – Friday 4:00pm – 4:30pm

New DAWN – LEAP of Noble County
610 Grand Street
Ligonier, IN 47909
Tuesday & Thursday 6:15pm – 7:00pm


Listed below are the USDA Income Eligibility Guidelines which are effective July 1, 2011- June 30, 2012. To be eligible income must be at or below the following:

USDA guidelines

USDA guidelines

Children who are members of households that receive TANF or Food Stamp benefits, are Head Start participants, or are Foster children are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits.

This program, administered by the United States Department of Agriculture and the Indiana Department of Education, Division of School and Community Nutrition Programs gives financial assistance to child care centers so that nutritious meals can be integrated with nonresidential child care services for children.

The goal of the program is to improve the diets of young children and increase the opportunity for children to eat a variety of nutritious foods. The meals and snacks served meet standards established by the United States Department of Agriculture for the Child and Adult Care Food Program. For further information contact:

Community Harvest Food Bank
999 E. Tillman Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46816
(260) 447-3696


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