CFSD Letters and Notices 2022

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2022 All County Information Notices (ACINs)

ACIN I-53-22 (July 18, 2022)
Instructions For The Submission Of The Fiscal Year 2021-22 Office Of Child Abuse Prevention Annual Report

ACIN I-55-22 (July 20, 2022)
Children’s Crisis Continuum Pilot Program RFP Release

ACIN I-51-22 (July 12, 2022)
California’s Child And Family Services Review (C-CFSR) Five-Year Schedule

ACIN I-49-22 (June 24, 2022)
Water Safety Guidance For Caregivers

ACIN I-45-22 (May 16, 2022)
Supplemental Guidance And Tools To Support Expectant Parents In Foster Care

ACIN I-37-22 (April 15, 2022)
Guidance for Coordinating a Children’s Memorial Day Event

ACIN I 36-22 (April 12, 2022)
Clarification Of Written Agreements Between Primary Providers And Supervised Providers Regarding The Supervision Of Employees For Intercountry Adoptions

ACIN I- 31-22 (April 8, 2022)
Harm Reduction Series - Caregiver

ACIN I-27-22 (March 17, 2022)
Final Allocation for The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 – Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (ARPA-CBCAP) Supplemental Grant

ACIN I-23-22 (March 14, 2022)
FC 4 - Notice Of Foster Child Program Choices Is Now Obsolete

ACIN I-22-22 (March 7, 2022)
Fiscal Year 2021-22 County Children’s Trust Fund Share Of Kids’ Plate Revenue

ACIN I-18-22 (March 18, 2022)
Roles And Responsibilities Of Counties With Respect To Indian Children Under Their Jurisdiction

ACIN 1-16-22 (March 1, 2022)
Fiscal Year 2021-22 Allocations Of The Community- Based Child Abuse Prevention Program And Reporting Requirements

ACIN I-15-22 (February 22, 2022)
County Welfare Department Purchase Of Service Agreements For Welfare Fraud Investigations

ACIN I-13-22 (February 10, 2022)
Dual Agency Children Provisionally Eligible To Receive Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act Services

ACIN I-09-22 (January 18, 2022)

Translated Suspected Child Abuse Report Form2022 All County Letters (ACLs)

ACIN I-08-22 (February 3, 2022)
Reminder Of Requirements For The Care Of Children Under The Age Of Six And Placement Of Young Children In Shelter Care

ACIN I-06-22 (January 27, 2022)
2021 Chaptered Legislation Affecting Child Welfare Services And Foster Care Programs

ACIN I-04-22 (January 11, 2022)
Use Of “Attach” Feature In The California Automated Response And Engagement System (Cares-Live) Snapshot Application

2022 All County Letters (ACLs)

ACL 22-76 (August 30, 2022)
Sharing Ratios For Foster Family Agencies, Intensive Services Foster Care, Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Programs, Community Treatment Facilities, And Transitional Housing Placement – Nonminor Dependent Programs For Fiscal Year 2022-23

ACL 22-73 (August 25, 2022)
Assembly Bill (AB) 1068 And Practice Guidance For The Child And Family Team (CFT) Process

ACL 22-70 (August 29, 2022)
Commercially Sexually Exploited Children Program Fiscal Year 2022-23 Allocation Methodology And Program Information

ACL 22-64 (July 25, 2022)
Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) Rates

ACL 22-63 (August 12, 2022)
Assembly Bill 841: Dependent Children

ACL 22-59 (July 7, 2022)
Aid To Families With Dependent Children-Foster Care And Home-Based Family Care California Necessities Index Increases And Other Rate Increases

ACL 22-54 (June 26, 2022)
Immigration Legal Services for Undocumented Immigrant Minor and Nonminor Dependents in Foster Care

ACL 22-52 (June 27, 2022)
Approved Relative Caregiver (ARC) Program For Out-of-State Children And Nonminor Dependents: Frequently Asked Questions

ACL 22-50 (June 16, 2022)
Drug And Alcohol Participation And Active Resistance

ACL 22-47 (July 22, 2022)
Assembly Bill 260: Guardianship Proceedings

ACL 22-37 (April 28, 2022)
Clarification Of Forms Related To Family Code Sections 9203 And 9204

ACL 22-36 (August 24, 2022)
Educational Rights Of Tribal Youth And Youth In Voluntary Placements

ACL 22-35 (May 6, 2022)
Timing And Frequency Of Child And Family Team Meetings

ACL 22-34 (May 3, 2022)
Changes To The Office Of The State Foster Care Ombudsperson

ACL 22-30 (April 15, 2022)
National Youth In Transition Database (NYTD) Survey: 19-Year-Old Follow-Up Population Of The Fourth Cohort

ACL 22-23 (March 10, 2022)
Family First Prevention Services Program Opt-In Process, State FFPS Program Block Grant Allocation Methodology And Allowable Activities

ACL 22-21 (March 8, 2022)
Guidelines For Counties To Request A Program-Specific Or Child-Specific Rate For An Innovative Model Of Care To Support Children And Non-Minor Dependents With Complex Needs Unable To Be Met In Existing AFDC-FC Programs Or Using Alternative Funding Sources

ACL 22-17 (March 4, 2022)
Caregiver Pandemic Assistance Payment Funded Through The California Budget Act Of 2021

ACL 22-16 (February 15, 2022)
Aid To Families With Dependent Children-Foster Care Program Payment Eligibility And Redeterminations

ACL 22-14 (February 14, 2022)
Independent Living Program Annual Narrative Report For Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021

ACL 22-13 (February 3, 2022)
Qualified Individual Recommendation and The Level of Care Rate Determination Protocol Static Rate

ACL 22-10 (January 27, 2022)
Requirements For Licensed Private Adoption Agencies Accepting a Relinquishment Of a Dependent Child

ACL 22-08 (February 1, 2022)
Instructions For Entering Tribally Approved Homes And Documenting Tribally Specified Home Placements Into The Child Welfare Services/Case Management System

ACL 22-06 (January 14, 2022)
Frequently Asked Questions Related To The Conversion Process For Existing Relative/NREFM Approved And Licensed Foster Caregivers To Resource Family Approval (RFA)

ACL 22-05 (January 5, 2022)
Extension Of Rate Flexibilities To Support The Emergency Care And Placement Needs Of Children And Nonminor Dependents Due To COVID-19 Impacts

ACL 22-02 (December 30, 2021)
Child Welfare Services Emergency Response Enhancement Funds

ACL 22-01 (February 7, 2022)
Child Welfare Services/Case Management System Data Clean-Up For Fiscal Year 2021-22

2022 County Fiscal Letters (CFLs)

CFL 22-23-07 (August 25, 2022)
Fiscal Year 2022-23 Commercially Sexually Exploited Children Program General Fund Allocation

CFL 21-22-101 (May 12, 2022)
Fiscal Year 2020-21 Continuum Of Care Reform Child And Family Teams And Resource Family Approval Programs Final Allocations

CFL 21-22-76 (March 30, 2022)
Fiscal Year 2021-22 Child Welfare Services/Case Management System Data Clean-Up Allocation

CFL 21-22-85 (March 15, 2022)
Fiscal Year 2021-22 Level of Care Rate Determination Protocol General Fund Planning Allocation

CFL 21-22-84 (March 11, 2022)
Fiscal Year 2021-22 Family First Prevention Services Program State Block Grant General Fund Allocation

CFL 21-22-83 (March 10, 2022)
Fiscal Year 2021-22 Commercially Sexually Exploited Children Program General Fund Final Allocation

CFL 21-22-82 (March 8, 2022)
Fiscal Year 2019-20 Level Of Care Rate Determination Protocol Reappropriation General Fund Final Allocation

CFL 21-22-81 (March 11, 2022)
Fiscal Year 2021-22 Temporary Child Welfare Services And Foster Care Supports Allocation Due To COVID-19

CFL 21-22-80 (March 11, 2022)
Fiscal Year 2021-22 Interagency Child Abuse And Neglect Block Grant Program Final Allocation

CFL 21-22-77 (March 4, 2022)
Child Welfare Services Automated Data Processing County Annual Planning Document Update

CFL 21-22-76 (March 30, 2022)
Fiscal Year 2021-22 Child Welfare Services/Case Management System Data Clean-Up Allocation

CFL 21-22-74 (February 11, 2022)
Claiming Instructions for The Expectant Parent Payment for Minor and Non-Minor Dependents

CFL 21-22-73 (February 9, 2022)
Claiming Instructions For The $50 Million Child Welfare Services (CWS) Emergency Response (ER) Programs Enacted By Senate Bill 129

CFL 21-22-72 (February 3, 2022)
Updated Claiming Instructions For The Child And Family Teams (CFT) Process And The Child And Families Needs And Strengths (CANS) Assessment Activities

CFL 21-22-71 (February 1, 2022)
Claiming Instructions For The Extension Of Rate Flexibilities To Support Foster Children And NonMinor Dependents Due To The Impacts Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

CFL 21-22-70 (February 1, 2022)
Updated Claiming Instructions For The Emergency Child Care Bridge Program For Foster Children (Bridge Program)

CFL 21-22-69 (February 2, 2022)
Fiscal Year 2021-22 Child and Family Teams And Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths General Fund Allocation

CFL 21-22-68E (March 1, 2022)
Updated Claiming Instructions For Capacity Building Administrative Activities Associated With The Complex Care Funding Opportunity

CFL 21-22-68 (February 4, 2022)
Claiming Instructions For Capacity Building Administrative Activities Associated With The Complex Care Funding Opportunity

CFL 21-22-66 (January 19, 2022)
Claiming Guidance For Out-Of-State Placements In The Approved Relative Caregiver Program

CFL 21-22-59E (February 2, 2022)
Updated Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) Methodology For Reporting De-Link Savings Reinvestment In Fiscal Year 2019-20, FY 2020-21 And Prior Fiscal Years Errata

CFL 21-22-51 (January 7, 2022)
Claiming Instructions For County Welfare Department And County Probation Department Administrative Activities Performed In Direct Support Of Qualified Individual Assessments

CFL 21-22-50 (March 7, 2022)
Temporary Claiming Instructions For Aid To Families With Dependent Children-Foster Care (AFDC-FC) Maintenance Payments When Placing Children With A Parent Who Is In A Licensed Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Using A Voluntary Placement Agreement

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