Nutrition Program
Resource Center

CDA wants you to feel as comfortable and confident as possible when using our program. We’ve laid out common questions, an easy to use notebook for recordkeeping, important forms, and meal guidelines so you can easily enjoy the benefits of CDA.

Important Waiver Information

It is always CDA’s goal for Child Care Providers to be successful claimers on the Nutrition Program. Almost daily we are seeing changes in the State with regards to COVID-19. Effective July 1, 2021, CDA will no longer reimburse meals with the following claim errors due to the expiration of those exceptions to the USDA Meal Pattern Waiver.

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Full Notice

USDA NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

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:​ [email protected]

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.