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CACFP Week Celebration, March 12th - 18th!

During National CACFP Week CFR, a New York State based non-profit sponsor of the CACFP joins with family child care providers in acknowledging the many ways our community benefits from the CACFP.

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CACFP helps you guarantee that children have balanced nutritious meals.

CACFP helps you plan menus.

You’ll be offered nutrition training, sponsored and paid for by CACFP and also covers OCFS required topic area of “Nutrition/Health”.

It’s a great marketing tool for your business as parents know the children receive meals based on USDA nutrition standards for young children.

You’ll be reimbursed your grocery dollars for serving CACFP approved meals to children in your care (including infants on formula or breast milk).


2016 Early Care & Learning Council Parent Survey!

   Why Quality Matters!

2016 Parents and the High Cost of Child Care CCAOA Report

Child Care Aware of America’s 2016 report, Parents and the High Cost of Child Care 2016 CCAOA Report, summarizes the cost of child care across the country, examines the importance of child care as a workforce support and as an early learning program, and explores the effect of high costs on families’ child care options.

Child Care Aware of America 2016 State Fact Sheet!



The Child Care Aware of America 2016 State Fact Sheets are out! Get stats on child care in your state at: or see the full report in our documents and printables, CCAOA 2016 State Fact Sheets Full Report.

2016 New York State fact sheets are also available at this link: 2016 Child Care in the State of New York Fact Sheet

2017 Calendar Keepers Available!




2017 Calendar Keepers are available upon request at the Canandaigua, Penn Yan, Geneva and Seneca Falls site for $14.00! Please contact the Office Manager at the above sites and they can assist you.


Employment Opportunities at Child and Family Resources


If you are interested in working with our agency, send a resume to or mail to our Penn Yan site. Resumes will be kept on file for future openings.

 Attention Child Care Programs!

"The New York State Office of Children & Family Services has issued an October 2015 newsletter. The letter as always includes information that aids in remaining in compliance with the Child Day Care Regulations. Therefore, it is important that the letter be read and referred to as needed."


 Provider Recognition

New Provider

  Lindsay Loiacono

New CACFP Participants

  Mackenzie Pacyliak
  Jennifer Ford

Child Care News

Let's Move! Child Care

To help reverse the trend, First Lady Michelle Obama introduced Let's Move! Child Care. To encourage child care providers to make simple changes within their programs and achieve best practices in health and nutrition. The Let's Move! Child Care initiative provides tips, webinars and other online resources for child care providers focused on 5 goals: increasing physical activity, reducing screen time, improving food and beverage choices, and supporting infant feeding.