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Child Care Policy Manual

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OVERVIEW - BEST BEGINNINGS CHILD CARE SCHOLARSHIPS

 

1-1 Table of Contents 07/07/18
1-2 Human & Community Services Division ECSB Organizational Chart 07/07/18
1-3 Definitions 07/07/18
1-4 Scholarship Rates 07/07/18
1-4a Children with Special Needs 07/07/18
1-5 Child Care Sliding Fee Scale 07/07/18
1-6 Child Eligibility – Overview 07/07/18
1-7 Parent Eligibility – Overview  07/07/18
1-8 Provider Eligibility - Overview 07/07/18
1-9 Confidentiality 07/07/18
1-10 Timely Notices and Termination 07/07/18
1-11 Fair Hearing Process 07/07/18
     

NON-TANF CHILD CARE ELIGIBILITY

 
2-1 Application Process 07/07/18
2-2 Household Requirements 07/07/18
2-2a Child Support 07/07/18
2-3 NON-TANF Activity Requirements 07/07/18
2-4 Household Income 07/07/18
2-4a Household Income Self-Employment 07/07/18
2-5 Prospective Income 07/07/18
2-6 Income Evaluation Table 07/07/18
2-7 Redetermination 07/07/18
     

TANF CHILD CARE ELIGIBILITY & COORDINATION

 
3-1 OPA, Pathways & CCR&R Coordination 07/07/18
3-2 Tribal TANF Coordination 07/07/18
3-3 Working Caretaker Relative Child Care 07/07/18
     

CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES CHILD CARE MANAGEMENT

 
4-1 CFSD & CCR&R Coordination 07/07/18
4-2 Tribal IV-E Child Protective Services Child Care 07/07/18
     

SERVING THE FAMILY

 
6-1 Child Care Referrals 07/07/18
6-3 Issuing the Authorization of Services and Certification Plan 07/07/18
6-4 Copayment Requirements 07/07/18
6-5 Change Reporting 07/07/18
6-6 Absent Days & Continuity of Care Policies 07/07/18
6-7 Invoice & Payment Processes 07/07/18
6-8 Investigating and Auditing 07/07/18
6-9 Corrections & Overpayments 07/07/18
     

BEST BEGINNINGS QUALITY INITIATIVES

 
7-1 STARS to Quality Program 07/07/18
7-2 Career Development 07/07/18
7-3a Certified Infant Toddler Caregiver 07/07/18
7-3b Preschool Teacher Certification 07/07/18
7-3c Certified Infant Toddler Caregiver Stipend 07/07/18
7-4a Mini Grants 07/07/18
7-5a Professional Development Incentive Awards 07/07/18
7-6 Provider Training 07/07/18