Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP) – Day Care Homes – Site-Level Contact and Program Participation – Program Year 2018-2019 | Last Updated 18 Jul 2019

<b>New Data Fields Available!</b><br> Dataset content and column order have been updated starting with program year 2018-2019 forward. Older program year datasets will retain original content and organization. <p> <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, the Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP), and summer meal programs. 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> <i>A detailed list of TDA Food and Nutrition datasets and data fields available on the Texas Open Data Portal can be found on our <b><a href= target="_blank">TDA Data Overview - Food and Nutrition Open Data</a></b> </i>page. <p> <hr> <b>About the Dataset</b><br> <b>This dataset contains contact information and program participation information for CACFP sites approved to operate as a Day Care Home (DCH) during program year 2018-2019.</b> Contracting Entities (CE) sponsors can participate in more than one CACFP program. The CACFP program year begins October 1 and ends September 30.<p> This dataset only includes information for Texas Day Care Homes participating in CACFP. <b>For data on CEs and sites participating as 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, please refer to the “Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP) – Centers – 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> <hr> <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 update period 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 56 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 by TDA to Contracting Entity (CE) to identify organization as program sponsor
CENamecenametextContracting Entity (CE) name
TypeOfAgencytypeofagencytextType of agency the Contracting Entity (CE) operates as. Data displayed as: Government Agency/Military Installation/Private Non Profit Organization
ESCesctextEducational Service Center (ESC) region
TDARegiontdaregiontextTexas Department of Agriculture (TDA) service region
CEStatuscestatustextContracting Entity is eligible and/or participating in nutrition program. Data displayed as: Active/Inactive. New field added in summer 2019.
CETerminationStatusceterminationstatustextTermination category for Contracting Entity (CE) that is no longer participating in this TDA nutrition program. Data displayed as: Self Cancelled/TDA cancelled/(blank – not terminated). New field added for program year 2018-2019
CETerminatedAsOfDateceterminatedasofdatecalendar_dateDate that participation in this TDA nutrition program effectively ends for the Contracting Entity (CE). Data displayed as: MM/DD/YYYY / (blank – not terminated). New field added for program year 2018-2019
CEApplicationCycleceapplicationcycletextDescription of Contracting Entity (CE) application type based on program participation in previous program year. Data displayed as: Continuing/NewApp/Renewal. New field added for program year 2018-2019
SiteIDsiteidtextNumber assigned to identify site within CE
SiteNamesitenametextSite name
CountyDistrictCodecountydistrictcodetextCounty District Code for county in which Contracting Entity (CE) in located
CECountycecountytextCounty in which the Contracting Entity (CE) is located
SiteCountysitecountytextCounty in which the site is located
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
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
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
SiteContactSaluationsitecontactsaluationtextHonorific 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
SitContactLastNamesitcontactlastnametextSite contact last name. 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.
NumberOfChildrenEnrolledInProgramnumberofchildrenenrollednumberNumber of children enrolled in program at time of program application.
MealPreparationMethodmealpreparationmethodtextMethod used by site to prepare meals. Data for CACFP DCH displayed as: Prepared on site/Other. Same as CACFP DCH "HowAreMealsPrepared" in datasets before 2018-2019.
MealPrepOtherDescriptionmealprepotherdescriptiontextIf “other” is indicated, explanation of meal preparation method. Same as CACFP DCH "IfOther;PleaseExplan:" in datasets before 2018-2019.
License/RegistrationNumberlicense_registrationnumbertextSite’s license or registration number
LicenseEffectiveDatelicenseeffectivedatecalendar_dateDate the license or registration takes effect
LicenseExpriationDatelicenseexpriationdatecalendar_dateDate the license or registration expires
CapacitycapacitynumberLicensed site capacity
ParticipatingAsCACFPCenterSponsorparticipatingascacfpcenttextContracting Entity (CE) also participates as a sponsor for CACFP centers. Data displayed as: Y/N
Georeferencegeocoded_columnpointGeolocation of site based on site street address for map visualization. Null values in geolocation data is most likely due to a P.O. Box address listed for a site address.