Wor-Wic Child Development Center Participates in Healthy Food Program
November 06, 2007

The child development center at Wor-Wic Community College was recently approved to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), a federal program that provides reimbursement for serving healthy snacks that meet U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) requirements. The program plays a vital role in improving the quality and affordability of child care for families.

Wor-Wic’s child development center serves three nutritious snacks during morning, afternoon and evening hours. Snacks contain two of the following food groups – milk, meat or meat alternate, grains or bread, and fruit or vegetable.

The child development center at Wor-Wic is open from 7:45 a.m. to 10:45 p.m. Space is currently available in the evening program, Monday through Thursday, beginning at 5 p.m., for parents in the community interested in enrolling their children ages two through 12.

In accordance with federal law and USDA policy, state law and the Maryland State Department of Education policy, discrimination is prohibited on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write to the USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Bldg., 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

HEALTHY SNACKS. The child development center at Wor-Wic Community College participates in the federal Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) by providing nutritious snacks to children enrolled at the center. Mackenzie Wells of Snow Hill, left, and Nicholas Hopkins of Tyaskin enjoy carrot sticks with ranch dressing and crackers