FOSTER CARE ELIGIBILITY HANDBOOK
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Please Email policy questions to: Policy@dcfs.lacounty.gov

This numbering system allows room to expand. The alphabet "E" denotes the Foster Care "Eligibility" Handbook, the three-digit numeric "010" denotes the section in the Foster Care Eligibility Handbook and the four-digit numeric "0000" denotes the Procedural Guide.

SECTIONS INCLUDE:

E010-0000 To be determined
E020-0000 Foster Care Assistance Program
E030-0000 Foster Care Eligibility
E040-0000 Non-Foster Care Eligibility
E050-0000 Non-County Welfare Department Eligibility
E060-0000 Payments
E070-0000 Rates
E080-0000 Special Operations
E090-0000 Technical Assistance
E100-0000 Technical Electronic Applications
E900-0000 Glossary/Appendix

E010-0000

To be determined

E020-0000

FOSTER CARE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

E020-0500 Foster Care EligibilityGeneral Requirements
E020-0510 Eligibility Determination for Financial Participation
E020-0100 Eligibility Activity Cancelled 06/23/17
E020-0530 Flow Chart

E030-0000

FOSTER CARE ELIGIBILITY

E030-0510 Initial Determination For Financial Participation
E030-0520

Redetermination of AFDC-FC Eligibility

E030-530

Relative (Youakim) Foster Care Cancelled by E090-0590 dated 09/29/09

E030-0540 Extension of Foster Care Beyond Age 18
E030-0542 Re-Entry Into Extended Foster Care (EFC)
E030-0600 Live-Scan & Calif. Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS) Clearances  Cancelled 9/27/05 by Procedural Guide C300-010
E030-1600 Initial Determination for Financial Participation Legal Guardian
E030-1650 Initial Extended Benefits For Non-Minors Living with Current or Former Non-Related Legal Guardians (NRLG)
E040-0000

NON-FOSTER CARE ELIGIBILITY

E040-0510 Emergency Assistance Program
E040-0520 Revenue Enhancement:  Non-Foster Care Eligibility Family Preservation Program/CAL Works Review Unit   Cancelled 01/01/07
E040-0530 General Relief Ineligible to AFDC-FC
E050-0000

NON-COUNTY WELFARE DEPARTMENT (NON-CWD) ELIGIBILITY

E050-0510 Non-County Welfare Department Eligibility Kinship Guardianship Assistance Payment (Kin-GAP) Program
E050-0515

Kinship Guardianship Assistance Payment (Kin-GAP) Program Redetermination/Reassessment

E050-0520 Extended Kinship Guardianship Assistance Payment (Kin-GAP) Program
E050-0530 Private Adoption Agency Foster Care Voluntary Placement Agreement    Cancelled by E05-0560 dated 07/08/10
E050-0540 Foster Care Placement for Probation Youth
E050-0560 Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) Freed Child and AAP Intake
E050-0562 Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) Post Adoption
E050-0564 AAP Payment Resolution
E050-0565 Extended Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) Beyond the Age of 18
E060-0000

PAYMENTS

E060-0520 Payment Issuance
E060-0530 Overpayments Policy
E060-0540 Payment Reconciliation/Resolution Group Home or FFA Underpayment
E060-0550 Special Payments
E060-0560 Voucher Aging and Suspend List
E060-0570 Rate Change Request for Regional Center Arm (Alternative Residential Model) Rates and Dual Agency Rates
E070-0000

RATES

E070-0510 Automated Provider Payments System (APPS) Rate 
Schedule Level

Nationwide Foster Care Rates (Updated 09/26/11)

Link to other California County SCI Rates

http://www.childsworld.ca.gov/PG1649.htm

Specialized Care Rate Program Contact Information List

Link LA County Foster Care Rates
E080-0000

SPECIAL OPERATIONS

E080-0510 An Initial Determination for Eligibility has not Been Completed for a Child in Out-Of-Home Care or the Initial Eligibility Determination is Found to be in Error
E080-0520 Address Change
E080-0530 Adoption Assistance Program (AAP)   Cancelled by E050-0560
E080-0540 Appeals and State Hearing
E080-0550 Inter-county Transfer
E080-0560 Interstate Compact on The Placement of Children (ICPC)
E080-0570 Initial Determination for Financial Participation Legal Guardian
E080-0580 Medi-Cal Benefits
E080-0585

Continuing Eligibility For Children (CEC) Program

E080-0586 Transferring Medi-Cal Services From DCFS To DPSS for Transitioning Youth
E080-0587 Transition of Medi-Cal Benefits for Relative Placement (Youakim) Denials From The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to the Department of Public Social Services (DPSS )
E080-0590 Permanent Residence Under the Color of the Law (PRUCOL) and Special Immigration Status
E080-0610 Special Immigration Status Cancelled by E080-0590
E080-0620 Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Social Security Administration Benefits (SSA)
E080-0630 Voluntary Placement Agreement/Placement
E080-0640 Wrap-Around Services Program

E090-000

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

E090-0530 Child Support Reimbursement Cancelled 06/12/12
E090-0540 Criminal History Clearance: Live-Scan
E090-0550 Financial Authorization Document (FAD)
E090-0570 Teen Parents in Foster Care
E090-0580 Foster Family Home/Facility Vacancy Search
E090-0590 Foster Care Placement/Replacement
E090-0600 Compromise Of Child Support
E100-0000

TECHNICAL ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS

E100-0510.10 CWS/CMS Computer Application Assignment Actions
E100-0510.11

CWS/CMS Budget Actions

E100-0510.12

CWS/CMS Print Actions

E100-0510.13

CWS/CMS Search Actions

E100-0520

Income Evidence Verification System (IEVS)

E900-0000

GLOSSARY/APPENDIX

E900-0510 Acronym and Jargon
E900-0520 Computer System Definitions