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Nutrition

Child Care Nutrition Program

The Child Care Nutrition Program is a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded program, sponsored by the Seattle Human Services Department and in existence in Seattle for more than 35 years. The program provides over $1 million to help licensed home-based child care providers plan for and provide nourishing meals to more than 3,000 children, infants to age 13, in approximately 200 child care homes in the greater Seattle area.

The program contributes to the cost of food and links home providers with a nutritionist to assist with menu planning and special dietary needs of children in their child care. Eligible child care providers must have a current child care license from the Washington State Department of Early Learning.


Eligibility and Applications

For providers currently on the program, forms can be found here:

For more information on eligibility and applications, call the City of Seattles Child Care Nutrition Program at 206-386-1016 or e-mail childcarenutrition@seattle.gov.


For information about our partners and similar programs, contact:

Seattle Human Services Department
Street address: 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5800, Seattle, WA 98104
Mailing address: PO Box 34215, Seattle, WA 98124-4215

Phone: 206-386-1001
Fax: 206-233-5119
TTY/TTD: 206-233-2778

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