Association of Correctional Food Service Affiliates

The International Association of Correctional Food Service Professionals

Membership Benefits

  • Education programs which qualify for credit in the Certified Correctional Foodservice Professional (CCFP) program as well as a variety of other continuing education and certification programs.
  • Reduced rates for ACFSA certification and re-certification (CCFP).
  • Participation in state and regional educational seminars and conferences at reduced rates.
  • Professional, high-quality membership certificate and card.
  • Participation in the Association's International Conference and trade show at reduced rates.
  • Subscription to ACFSA's quarterly INSIDER magazine, with news pertaining to correctional foodservice activities of the Association and your fellow members, as well as industry-specific educational articles.
  • Membership in the growing network of state chapters.
  • Communication regarding professional and organizational matters with your designated state representative.
  • Listing in the National Membership Directory--which includes you and all other individual members, institutional members and professional partners--in a convenient networking-index format with address, phone, fax, e-mail and web site information.
  • Reduced rate on purchase of the ACFSA Food Service Manual, a practical guide for providing high quality food service, which was written by professionals for correctional and detention facility staff.
  • Eligibility to apply for one of the annual ACFSA Scholarships of up to $750, to finance continuing education and related professional development activities including attendance at conferences.
  • Eligibility to apply for professional recognition awards (up to $1000 to be used to attend the International Conference.)

News Items

School Nutrition Association (SNA)
July 9th-12th, 2017

Webinar: Managing Diets in Correctional Facilities
July 11th, 2017
Webinar Free for members; $49 for Non-Members

Today there is a growing number of inmates in the prison population that require special diets due to allergies, medical conditions, and for religious beliefs. Listen and join in on the discussion with one of the top experts on this subject matter of managing special diets in a correctional facility.

CA Chapter Meeting
July 19th, 2017

Pacific Northwest Chapter Meeting
August 9th, 2017

American Correctional Association (ACA) Congress of Correction
August 18th-23rd, 2017

Annual International Conference
September 24-27, 2017

Spring 2017 Insider