Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP) – Day Care Homes – 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 operating as a Day Care Home (DCH) during program year 2018-2019</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 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> <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 52 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 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
CountyDistrictCodecountydistrictcodetextCounty District Code for county in which Contracting Entity (CE) in located
CECountycecountytextCounty in which the Contracting Entity (CE) is 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
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
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
HowAreMealsPreparedhowaremealspreparedtextMethod used by site to prepare meals. Data displayed as: Prepared on site/Other
IfOther;PleaseExplain:ifother_pleaseexplaintextIf “other” is indicated, explanation of meal preparation method.
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.