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, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. OSPI Child Nutrition Services December 2021. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter 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; 2. fax: (202) 690-7442; or 3. email: This institution is an equal opportunity provider.”

Information and Forms for Child Care Providers:

Nutrition Program Brochure

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) (download)

Provider Income Letter (Spanish)

Provider Income Eligibility Application (Spanish) (download)

Annual Training:

English Language Training

English Nutrition Training Quiz

Spanish Language Training

Spanish Language Training Quiz

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