Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP) – Centers – Site-Level Contact and Program Participation – Program Year 2018-2019 | Last Updated 8 Apr 2019

<b>About the Agency</b><br> The Texas Department of Agriculture administers 12 U.S. Department of Agriculture nutrition programs in Texas including the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs and the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). TDA’s Food and Nutrition division provides technical assistance and training resources to partners operating the programs and oversees the USDA reimbursements they receive to cover part of the cost associated with serving food in their facilities. By working to ensure these partners serve nutritious meals and snacks, the division adheres to its mission — <i>Feeding the Hungry and Promoting Healthy Lifestyles.</i><p> <i><b>For more information on these programs, please visit our <a href= target="_blank">website</a>.</b></i><br> <b>A detailed list of TDA Food and Nutrition datasets and data fields available on the Texas Open Data Portal can be downloaded as a PDF <a href= target="_blank">here</a>.</b></i><p> <b>About the Dataset</b><br> This dataset contains <b>contact information and program participation information for each CACFP site or center operating during program year 2018-2019</b>. CACFP sites include Adult Day Care Centers (ADC), Child Care Centers (CCC), At-Risk Afterschool Centers (At-Risk), Head Start Centers, emergency shelters, and centers providing care for students outside school hours.</b> Sites can participate in one or more CACFP sub-programs. The CACFP program year begins October 1 and ends September 30.<p> This dataset only includes information for CACFP centers. <b>For data on Texas Day Care Homes (DCH) participating in CACFP, please refer to the “Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP) – Day Care Homes – Contact and Program Participation” dataset, also on the State of Texas Open Data Portal.</b><p> An overview of <b>all CACFP data available</b> on the Texas Open Data Portal can be found at our <b><a href= target="_blank">TDA Data Overview - Child and Adult Care Food Programs</a></b> page.<p> An overview of <b>all TDA Food and Nutrition data available</b> on the Texas Open Data Portal can be found at our <b><a href= target="_blank">TDA Data Overview - Food and Nutrition Open Data</a></b> page. <p> <b>About Dataset Updates</b><br> TDA aims to post new program year data by December 15 of the active program year. Updates will occur quarterly and end 90 days after the close of the program year. Any data posted during the active program year is subject to change. After 90 days from the close of the program year, the dataset will remain published but will no longer be updated.

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This dataset has the following 64 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
ProgramYearprogramyeartextA program year for Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP) is defined as October 1 of one year through September 30 of the following year.
ReportTypereporttypetextType of information being reported in the dataset
CEIDceidtextUnique number assigned to Contracting Entity (CE) to identify organization as program sponsor
CENamecenametextContracting Entity (CE) name
CECountycecountytextCounty in which the Contracting Entity (CE) is located
TypeOfCEOrgtypeofceorgtextType of organization the Contracting Entity (CE) operates as. Data displayed as: Independent Center/Sponsor of Affiliated & Unaffiliated Sites/Sponsor of Affiliated Sites/Sponsor of Unaffiliated Sites
TypeOfAgencytypeofagencytextType of agency the Contracting Entity (CE) operates as. Data displayed as: Educational Institution/For Profit Organization/Government Agency/Indian Tribe/Military Installation/Private Non Profit Organization
CountyDistrictCodecountydistrictcodetextCounty District Code for county in which site in located
ESCesctextEducational Service Center (ESC) region
TDARegiontdaregiontextTexas Department of Agriculture (TDA) service region
CEStreetAddressLine1cestreetaddressline1textContracting Entity (CE) street address, line 1
CEStreetAddressLine2cestreetaddressline2textContracting Entity (CE) street address, line 2 (if applicable)
CEStreetAddressCitycestreetaddresscitytextContracting Entity (CE) street address, city
CEStreetAddressStatecestreetaddressstatetextContracting Entity (CE) street address, state
CEStreetAddressZipCodecestreetaddresszipcodetextContracting Entity (CE) street address, zip code
CEMailingAddressLine1cemailingaddressline1textContracting Entity (CE) mailing address, line 1
CEMailingAddressLine2cemailingaddressline2textContracting Entity (CE) mailing address, line 2 (if applicable)
CEMailingAddressCitycemailingaddresscitytextContracting Entity (CE) mailing address, city
CEMailingAddressStatecemailingaddressstatetextContracting Entity (CE) mailing address, state
CEMailingAddressZipCodecemailingaddresszipcodetextContracting Entity (CE) mailing address, zip code
CEAdministratorSalutationceadministratorsalutationtextHonorific salutation for CE administrator. Optional entry for CE. Format: Mr., Ms., Dr., etc.
CEAdministratorFirstNameceadministratorfirstnametextCE administrator first name
CEAdministratorLastNameceadministratorlastnametextCE administrator last name
CEAdministratorTitlePositionceadministratortitlepositiontextCE administrator title or position
CEAdministratorEmailceadministratoremailtextCE administrator email address
CEAdministratorPhoneceadministratorphonetextCE administrator phone number
SiteIDsiteidtextNumber assigned to identify site within CE
SiteNamesitenametextSite name
SiteCountysitecountytextCounty in which the site is located
TaxStatustaxstatustextTax status site files under. Data displayed as: For Profit/Non Profit/Other/Public
TaxStatusDescriptiontaxstatusdescriptiontextExplanation if “Other” was selected for Site Tax Status
SiteStreetAddressLine1sitestreetaddressline1textSite street address, line 1
SiteStreetAddressLine2sitestreetaddressline2textSite street address, line 2 (if applicable)
SiteStreetAddressCitysitestreetaddresscitytextSite street address, city
SiteStreetAddressStatesitestreetaddressstatetextSite street address, state
SiteStreetAddressZipCodesitestreetaddresszipcodetextSite street address, zip code
SiteMailingAddressLine1sitemailingaddressline1textSite mailing address, line 1
SiteMailingAddressLine2sitemailingaddressline2textSite mailing address, line 2 (if applicable)
SiteMailingAddressCitysitemailingaddresscitytextSite mailing address, city
SiteMailingAddressStatesitemailingaddressstatetextSite mailing address, state
SiteMailingAddressZipCodesitemailingaddresszipcodetextSite mailing address, zip code
SiteContactSalutationsitecontactsalutationtextHonorific salutation for site contact. Optional entry. Format: Mr., Ms. Dr., etc.
SiteContactFirstNamesitecontactfirstnametextSite contact first name. Site contact is the person in charge of this center on a daily basis.
SiteContactLastNamesitecontactlastnametextSite contact last name. Site contact is the person in charge of this center on a daily basis.
SiteContactTitlePositionsitecontacttitlepositiontextSite contact title or position. Site contact is the person in charge of this center on a daily basis.
SiteContactEmailsitecontactemailtextSite contact email address. Site contact is the person in charge of this center on a daily basis.
SiteContactPhonesitecontactphonetextSite contact phone number. Site contact is the person in charge of this center on a daily basis.
SiteAffiliationsiteaffiliationtext“Affiliated” is defined as the site being sponsored by the Contracting Entity (CE) organization AND is part of the CE organization. “Unaffiliated” is defined as the site being sponsored by the Contracting Entity (CE), but is NOT part of the CE organization. Data displayed as: Affiliated/Unaffiliated
AdultCareCenteradultcarecentertextSite operates as an adult day care (ADC) center. Data displayed as: Y/N
ChildCarechildcaretextSite operates as a child care center (CCC). Data displayed as: Y/N
OutsideSchoolHoursoutsideschoolhourstextSite operates as an outside school hours center. Data displayed as: Y/N
EmergencyShelteremergencysheltertextSite operates as an emergency shelter. Data displayed as: Y/N
HeadStartheadstarttextSite operates as a Head Start center. Data displayed as: Y/N
At-RiskAfterschoolCareCenterat_riskafterschoolcarecentertextSite operates as an At-Risk afterschool care center (At-Risk). Data displayed as: Y/N
AT-RiskOnly?at_riskonlytextSite operates as an At-Risk center only. Data displayed as: Y/N
SiteLicenseNumbersitelicensenumbertextIf site is licensed, license number
SiteLicenseCapacitysitelicensecapacitynumberIf site is licensed, participant capacity as per site license
TotalParticipantsEnrolledtotalparticipantsenrollednumberTotal number of participants enrolled in the calendar month preceding program application
AgeRangeOfParticipantsagerangeofparticipantstextAge range of participants enrolled at site. Data displayed as: # Yrs # Mnths - # Yrs to # Mnths
MealsPreparationMethodmealspreparationmethodtextMethod used by site to prepare meals. Data displayed as: Prepared on site/Prepared at Central Facility and Delivered/Contracted with a Public School/Purchased from a food service vendor/Other. Selection of multiple methods is possible.
MealsServiceMethodmealsservicemethodtextMethod used by site to serve meals. Data is displayed as: Unit (Cafeteria)/Family
FoodServiceContractfoodservicecontracttextIndicates whether site has a food service contract. Data displayed as: Y/N. For more information on Food Service Vendors, please refer to the Food Service Management Company (FSMC) data set.
FoodServiceVendorNamefoodservicevendornametextName of food service vendor if site uses a food service contract
Georeferencegeocoded_column_1pointGeolocation of site based on site street address for map visualization.