At-Risk Meal Program
Student Services Programs
Food & Nutrition Services
3625 Fairview Industrial Dr. SE
is the CACFP?
is the Child and Adult Care Food Program. This is a Federally-funded program
that provides meal reimbursement to Salem-Keizer Public Schools
for serving nutritious meals and snacks to eligible participants
in child care centers, family day care homes, Head Start programs,
after school programs, emergency homeless shelters and adult day
care centers. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
funds the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) Child Care Food
ODE Website: www.ode.state.or.us/services/nutrition/cacfp.
meet the nutritional needs of enrolled participants.
promote healthy eating behaviors.
improve the quality of after school programs.
The At-Risk Meal program
is designed to give school age children and youth in low income
areas a nutritional boost and involve them in supervised activities
that are safe, fun and educational during the school year.
Athletic teams and scholastic clubs that limit membership based on ability
or other requirements are not eligible. If you have questions—PLEASE
Children age 1 through
age 18 enrolled and participating in after school enrichment activities
in an organized, structured and supervised environment.
This program is available to all Salem-Keizer
schools listed on The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) Reduced
Eligibility List for schools with more than 50% Free and Reduced
Lunch Eligibility and offer a supervised after school enrichment
program. There is NO COST for meals to participating schools.
Public Schools Program History
This program began
with three pilot schools in October 2006. For the 2006-2007
school year, we successfully operated
a total of eight sites. They included: Four Corners, Grant,
Hoover and Richmond Elementary, Claggett Creek, Houck and Waldo Middle, and McKay High schools.
At the end of the 2007-2008 school year, we increased our participation to 24 sites! They
included: Auburn, Bush, Claggett Creek,
Eyre, Four Corners, Grant, Hallman, Hammond, Highland, Hoover,
Houck, Ike Box (Alternative), Lake Labish, Leslie, McKay, Middle Grove, Parrish, Richmond, Salem
Heights (Spring Break only), Scott, Stephens, Waldo, Washington
and Weddle Elementary Schools.
Upon the completion of the 2008-2009 school year,
we again increased our participation to 26 sites! They
included: Bush, Capital Park-Wesleyan Church, Claggett Creek, Eyre, Four Corners, Grant, Hallman, Highland, Hoover, Houck, Leslie, McKay, Middle Grove,
Miller, Northgate Learning
Center, Open Door-First Free Methodist
Church, Parrish, Richmond, Scott, Stephens,
Waldo, Washington schools and community locations.
For the past two years
Salem-Keizer Public Schools After School
At-Risk Meal Program has partnered with the Marion-Polk Food Share
and together, we have provided Spring Break meals to:
Auburn, Bush, Eyre, Four Corners, Hallman, Highland, Richmond, Salem Heights, Stephens, and Washington.
We served 1,455 meals to children with a savings of $2,764.50
to the Marion Polk Food Share program!
Auburn, Bush, Cummings, Eyre, Four Corners, Hallman, Hayesville,
Highland, Miller, Open Door–First Free Methodist Church, Richmond,
Salem Heights, Stephens, and Washington. We served 1,677 meals
to children with a savings of $3,354.00 to the Marion Polk Food
In 2008-2009, we began partnerships with three community organizations
that were not housed in Salem-Keizer Public School buildings. These
organizations met the ODE requirements and the programs were located
within the Salem-Keizer
School District boundaries for schools
that are on the Reduced Eligibility List for schools with more than 50% Free and Reduced Lunch
School/Site Program Requirements
provide supervised and structured enrichment/academic activities.
be listed on the ODE Reduced Eligibility list for schools with
more than 50% Free and reduced Lunch eligibility.
the required training and paperwork such as Daily Attendance,
Daily Production Records and Monthly Meal Count Forms.
Program Coordinator Responsibilities
Conducts a Pre-Approval
visit, provides mandatory training and completes the required
application for each site to submit to ODE for approval. Conducts
and documents three additional announced and unannounced visits
to EACH site throughout the year. Provides technical assistance as needed.
Data Collection Form - After School At-Risk Program (To