Light of Hope Fund/Helping Our Neighbors


Early Learning and Child Care

The Child Care Nutrition Program promotes healthy eating habits and good nutrition by monitoring and reimbursing licensed family home child care providers. They serve nutritious snacks and meals according to USDA guidelines. Currently, Catholic Charities provides nutrition services in these counties throughout Washington state: Yakima, Kittitas, Benton, Franklin, Klickitat, Clark, Skamania, Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Adams, Cowlitz, Columbia, Spokane, & Walla Walla.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement:

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Information and Forms for Child Care Providers:

Nutrition Program Brochure

Nutrition Program Brochure (Spanish)

Meal Reimbursement Rates

Family Income Eligibility Letter (English)

Family Income Eligibility Application (English)

Family Income Eligibility Letter (Spanish)

Family Income Eligibility Application (Spanish)

Provider Income Letter (English)

Provider Income Eligibility Application (English)

Provider Income Letter (Spanish)

Provider Income Eligibility Application (Spanish)

Provider Site Application (English)

Provider Site Application (Spanish)

Annual Training:

English Language Training

English Nutrition Training Quiz

Spanish Language Training

Spanish Language Training Quiz

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Find a location for Child Care Nutrition near you:


Yakima Child Care Nutrition Office

303 E. D Street, Suite 4
Yakima, WA 98901

Main: 509-965-7107