Emergency shelters serving meals to residents aged 24 and younger are eligible to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, receiving the highest rate of payment for those meals.
If you represent a public or private nonprofit organization that provides emergency shelter to youth and children, reach out to us to find out how you can participate in the Food Program.
How the Food Program Works
Emergency Shelters Follow These Main Requirements
While Nutrition Works Offers the Following
Getting Started on the Food Program
Complete an application by calling us or beginning the process online.
Enroll children in our online record keeping system.
Participate in an orientation program and a pre-approval visit.
Ensure required information is added to online recordkeeping system.
Your Reviewer approves your official start date and you begin claiming!
Join hundreds of Idaho Child Care Providers participating in the Food Program!
Call us at 208-336-5533 or start your application online today.
Have some additional questions? Check out our FAQ page.
*Your specific situation may result in a reimbursement amount that is significantly higher or lower depending on the number of children served each day.
Reimbursement Rates for Emergency Shelters
July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023
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