Learn About Our Food Program

Girl Smiling with HatThe Child Care Council is part of a county-wide plan to get our children eating well and being physically active. The USDA Food Program, sponsored by the Contra Costa Child Care Council focuses on providing children with the very best nutritional start in life.

Studies have shown that participation in the Child Care Food Program is an indicator of a quality childcare program. With childhood obesity being the number one health issue for many of our children, choosing a provider that participates in the Child Care Food Program is one way that parents can be assured that their children are developing lifelong healthy eating habits.