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Foster Care Handbook Sections
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Foster Care Handbook Updates
pdf Update 15-11 - Overpayment Forms
pdf Update 15-10 - Transitional Housing Program-Plus (THP+)
pdf Update 15-09 - Completing The FC 8
pdf Update 15-08 - Emergency Assistance and Resource Family Approval
pdf Update 15-07 - Blanket Approval for Wraparound Payment
pdf Update 15-06 - Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) Monitoring
pdf Update 15-05 - ICAMA Forms
pdf Update 15-04 - Enrollment in the Former Foster Care Children (FFCC) Medi-Cal Program
pdf Update 15-03 - Newborn Deemed Eligibility For Youth Receiving AAP benefits
pdf Update 15-02 - Other Health Coverage for Foster Care, Adoptions and Kin-GAP
pdf Update 15-01 - Blanket Approval for Wraparound Payment
pdf Update 14-26 - Special Needs and Specialized Rates
pdf Update 14-25 - Appeals for Foster Care, Kin-GAP and Adoptions
pdf Update 14-24 - Blanket Approval for Wraparound Payments
pdf Update 14-23 - Addendum, Clarifications, Erratum to Update 2014-10
pdf Update 14-22 - SSI Screening of All Foster Care Children Prior to Emancipation
pdf Update 14-21 - Redeterminations
pdf Update 14-20 - Blanket Approval for Wraparound Payments
pdf Update 14-19 - Chapter 3 Handbook Revision, "Authority for Placement"
pdf Update 14-18 - Chapter 1 Handbook Revision-Definitions
pdf Update 14-17 - Handbook Revision- Foster Care Overview
pdf Update 14-15 - Extended Foster Care (EFC) Update and Non-Minor Dependents (NMD) Placed Out of State
pdf Update 14-14 - Kinship Guardianship Assistance Payment (KIN-GAP) Program
pdf Update 14-13 - Adoption Assistance Program (AAP)
pdf Update 14-12 - Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)
Update 14-11 - Deemed Eligible Medi-Cal for Infants Born to Youth in all Foster Care (FC) Related Programs - Obsolete
pdf Update 14-10 - Continuous Eligibility For Children (CEC) for Foster Care (FC), Kin-Gap (KG), and Adoption Assistance Program (AAP)
pdf Update 14-09 - Escalation Process for Foster Care Eligibility
pdf Update 14-08 - Erratum to Foster Care Update 2014-04
pdf Update 14-07 - Rights, Responsibility and Other Important Information For Kin-GAP Program (KG 2A)
pdf Update 14-06 - Adoption Assistance Program
pdf Update 14-05 - Blanket Approval for Wraparound Payments
pdf Update 14-04 - Extending Benefits to Non-Minor Dependents- Question and Answers
pdf Update 14-03 - Clerical Procedures to Identify FFCC Applicants
pdf Update 14-02 - Medi-Cal Eligibility for Former Foster Care Children (FFCC)
pdf Update 14-01 - Blanket Approval for Wraparound Payments
pdf Update 13-08 - Blanket Approval for Wraparound Payments
pdf Update 13-07 - Blanket Approval for Wraparound Payments
pdf Update 13-06 - Extension of Former Foster Care Children’s (FFCC) Program
pdf Update 13-05 - Addendum, Clarification, Erratum, To Update 2012-02
pdf Update 13-04 - Medi-Cal Eligibility for Foster Care Runaways With Social Worker Contact
pdf Update 13-03 - THPP Transitioning to THP+FC
pdf Update 13-02 - Education Travel Reimbursement for Foster Care Youths Only
pdf Update 13-01 - Addendum, Clarification, Erratum, To Update 2011-04
pdf Update 12-11 - Assistance Expenditures Claiming Limits for Foster Care (FC), KinGAP and Adoptions Assistance Program (AAP)
pdf Update 12-10 - THP-PLUS-FC and Changes to THPP and THP-PLUS
pdf Update 12-09 - Extended Benefits for Non-Minor Living With Current or Former Non-Related Legal Guardians (NRLG)
pdf Update 12-08 - Extension of Foster Care beyond Age 18 for Juvenile Probation Department (JPD) Youths
pdf Update 12-07 - Re-Entry Into Extended Foster Care (EFC)
pdf Update 12-06 - Addendum, Clarification, Erratum, To Update 2012-3
pdf Update 12-05 - Wraparound Services Rate Change (Revised 3/27/2013)
pdf Update 12-04 - Extension of and Adoption Assistance Program and Kinship Guardianship Assistance Payment (Kin-GAP) To Age 21
pdf Update 12-03 - Subject Six New Aid Codes to Identify Assembly Bill (AB) 12 Non-Minor Dependents in Foster Care, KinGAP, CalWORKs and Adoptions Assistance Programs (Revised 8/31/2012)
pdf Update 12-02 - Education Travel Reimbursement for Foster Care Youths Only
pdf Update 12-01 - Addendum, Clarification, Erratum, To Update 2011-10
pdf Update 11-10 - Extended Foster Care (EFC) Under AB 12
pdf Update 11-09 - Foster Care Questions and Answers
pdf Update 11-08 - Federal Redetermination Changes
pdf Update 11-07 - Wraparound Services Program for Children
pdf Update 11-06 - Medi-Cal Eligibility for Foster Care Runaways
pdf Update 11-05 - Changes to the Application Process for Children at the RAIC
pdf Update 11-04 - KinGAP Program Requirements
pdf Update 11-03 - Court Documents
pdf Update 11-02 - Addendum/Clarification/Erratum to Foster Care Update #2003-04 (Regarding CEC)
pdf Update 11-01 - Payment Expenses and Additional Payment Clarifications
pdf Update 10-07 Former Foster Care Child with Infant
pdf Update 10-06 Dual Agency Rates Questions and Answers
pdf Update 10-05 Voluntarily Placed Children with PRUCOL Status Clarification
pdf Update 10-04 Safely Surrender Baby Hotline
pdf Update 10-03 Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) Changes
pdf Update 10-02: Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) Clarifications
pdf Update 10-01: Foster Care Voluntary Repayment
pdf Update 09-10: Dual Agency Children and Clothing Allowance
pdf Update 09-09: Transitional Housing Placement Program (THPP) and Transitional Housing Placement Program Plus (THP-Plus) Questions and Answers
pdf Update 09-08: Specialized Adolescent Care Home Certification
pdf Update 09-07: Questions and Answers on California Wraparound Services (SB 163)
pdf Update 09-06: Food Stamp Application Process for Youth Who are "Aging Out" of Foster Care
pdf Update 09-05: Change of Address and Managed Care Disenrollment for Children in Foster Care and Adoption Assistance Program
pdf Update 09-04: Out-of-State Placements
pdf Update 09-03: SSI Screening of All Foster Care Children Prior to Emancipation
pdf Update 09-02: Questions and Answers
pdf Update 09-01: Medi-Cal Aid Codes for Out of State Placements in California
pdf Update 08-12: Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) Voluntary Placements
pdf Update 08-11: Minor Dependent Parents in Foster Care
pdf Update 08-10: Miscellaneous Revisions to Chapter 33 Application for SSI/SSP
pdf Update 08-09: Miscellaneous Changes to Changes to Chapter 28 Underpayments/Overpayments
pdf Update 08-08: KinGAP Program Enhancements
pdf Update 08-07: Overpayment Clarifications
pdf Update 08-06: Juvenile Probation Department (JPD)
pdf Update 08-05: Title IV-E Foster Care Findings
pdf Update 08-04: Dual Agency Rates
pdf Update 08-03: Good Cause Claim
pdf Update 08-02: Micellaneous Handbook Revisions
pdf Update 08-01: School Enrollment Verification
pdf Update 07-11: $100 State Supplemental Clothing Allowance
pdf Update 07-10: Miscellaneous Revision to Chapter 27
pdf Update 07-09: Miscellaneous Revisions to Chapters 31 and 32
pdf Update 07-08: Miscellaneous Revisions to Chapters 15, 22 and 25
pdf Update 07-07: School Enrollment Verification, 17-18 Year Olds
pdf Update 07-06: New Foster Care Issuance
pdf Update 07-05: Miscellaneous Revisions to Chapters 10, 11, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24 and 30
pdf Update 07-04: Miscellaneous Revisions to Chapters 4 ,5, 7, 12, 13 and 26
pdf Update 07-03: Revisions of Chapter 6, Special Programs and Chapter 29, Medi-Cal
pdf Update 07-02: Miscellaneous Revisions Chapters 1-4, 8 and 9
pdf Update 07-01: School Enrollment Verification
pdf Update 06-07: Miller v. Youakim Referral Procedures and Other Updates to Relative Placements
pdf Update 06-06: Addendum, Clarification Erratum to Update 2006-2
pdf Update 06-05: School Enrollment Verification, 17-18 Year Olds
pdf Update 06-04: $100 State Supplemental Clothing Allowance
pdf Update 06-03: Annual Back-to-School Clothing Allowance
pdf Update 06-02: Final Court Order Regarding Rosales v. Thompson
pdf Update 06-01: School Enrollment Verification, 17-18 Year Olds
pdf Update 05-04: $100 Clothing Allowance Supplement
pdf Update 05-03: Annual Back-to-School Clothing Allowance
pdf Update 05-02: Annual Redeterminations for Foster Care
pdf Update 05-01: School Enrollment Verification, 17 - 18 Year Olds
pdf Update 04-10: School Enrollment Verification, 17 - 18 Year Olds
pdf Update 04-09: Compromise of Child Support Arrearage
pdf Update 04-08: Annual Back-to-School Clothing Allowance
pdf Update 04-07: Continuous Eligibility For Children (CEC) Losing Adoption Assistance Medi-Cal Eligibilty
pdf Update 04-06: Revision of Form “Procedures For Using Medi-Cal With California Children Who Have Been Placed Out-of-State” (Form 3609)
pdf Update 04-05: Procedures for Using Medi-Cal With California Children Who Are Placed Out-of-State
pdf Update 04-04: Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) Federal Payments and SSI Income
pdf Update 04-03: School Enrollment Verification, 17 - 18 Year Olds
pdf Update 04-02: Step-Parents and Its Relationship to State AFDC-FC
pdf Update 04-01: January 2004 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)
pdf Update 03-21: Title IV-E Foster Care & Adoption Assistance Children Residing Outside of California
pdf Update 03-20: Addendum, Clarification, Errata To Foster Care Update # 2003-18
pdf Update 03-19: Foster Care Placements in Non-Traditional Settings
pdf Update 03-18: Changes/Clarifications to Foster Care (FC) Eligibility Procedures as a Result of the "Adoptions and Safe Families Act" (ASFA) Regulations
pdf Update 03-17: Phase-Out of Foster Parent County Supplement Payments
pdf Update 03-16: Annual Back-to-School Clothing Allowance
pdf Update 03-15: School Enrollment Verification, 17 - 18 Year Olds
pdf Update 03-14: Reserved for Future Use
pdf Update 03-13: Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) Regulation Changes
pdf Update 03-12: Relative/Nonrelative Extended Family Member (NREFM) Approval Process
pdf Update 03-11: Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) New Name, Address and Telephone Number Information
pdf Update 03-10: Revised Foster Care Aid Types Exempt From Child Support Enforcement
pdf Update 03-09: Revised Process for Completion of the "Social Security Administration Application for a Social Security Card" (SS-5)
pdf Update 03-08: Child Citizenship Act of 2000 and Foster Care/Adoption Assistance Eligibility
pdf Update 03-07: Clarification to Procedures For Child(ren) Placed With A Relative Out-of-State
pdf Update 03-06: Changes to PRUCOL and Unaccompanied Refugee Minor Procedures
pdf Update 03-05: Expedited Medi-Cal for Children Under The Safely Surrendered Baby Law and Children Entering the Foster Care Program
pdf Update 03-04: Addendum/Clarification/Erratum to Foster Care Update #2003-02
pdf Update 03-03: Relative Caretaker Providers Discontinued From Foster Care
pdf Update 03-02: Continuous Eligibility For Children (CEC) Losing Foster Care/Medi-Cal Eligibility
pdf Update 03-01: School Enrollment Verification, 17 - 18 Year Olds
pdf Update 02-21: January 2003 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)
pdf Update 02-20: New Aid Type for "Severely Emotionally Disturbed" (SED) Children Receiving Wraparound Services
pdf Update 02-19: Increase In Property Limit for Foster Care Children
pdf Update 02-18: Clarification to Degree of Relatedness for AFDC-FC
pdf Update 02-17: ONE-TIME ONLY $100 Clothing Allowance Supplement for Fiscal Year
pdf Update 02-16: Relationship Coding for Foster Care, Kin-GAP, and Adoption Assistance Cases
pdf Update 02-15: Revision of Foster Care Recertification Notices
pdf Update 02-14: School Enrollment Verification, 17- 18 Year Olds
pdf Update 02-13: Annual Back-to-School Clothing Allowance
pdf Update 02-12: Addendum, Clarification, Errata To Foster Care Update # 2002-11
pdf Update 02-11: Foster Care Aid Types Exempt From Child Support Enforcement
pdf Update 02-10: Request for Current Address Information, "Extended Medi-Cal Eligibility for Former Foster Care Children (FFCC) 18 Through 20 Years of Age"
pdf Update 02-09: Former Relative, Time On Aid, and Updated Language
pdf Update 02-08: Other Health Coverage (OHC) Override Code for Foster Care Children
pdf Update 02-07: Social Security Information Request and Referral Form
pdf Update 02-06: Completion of the "SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Application for a Social Security Card" (SS-5)
pdf Update 02-05: Informing Former Foster Care Children (FFCC) 18 Through 20 Years of Age of Extended Medi-Cal Eligibility
pdf Update 02-04: SB 87- Medi-Cal Eligibility Determination Process for Cases Discontinued from Foster Care
pdf Update 02-03: Kin-GAP Clarifications
pdf Update 02-02: January 2002 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)
pdf Update 02-01: School Enrollment Verification, 17 - 18 Year Olds