2020 All County Letters

ACL 20-107 (September 22, 2020)
Redesign Of The Public Authority/Nonprofit Consortium Invoice (SOC 448)

ACL 20-104 (September 15, 2020)
Wraparound Rate Correction To ACL 20-78 And Sharing Ratios For Foster Family Agencies, Intensive Services Foster Care, Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Programs, Community Treatment Facilities, Group Homes And Transitional Housing Placement – Non-Minor Dependent Programs For Fiscal Year 2020-21

ACL 20-103 (September 8, 2020)
Reinstatement of In-Home Supportive Services Violations for Exceeding Overtime and Travel Time Limitations

ACL 20-102 (August 28, 2020)
CalFresh: Restaurant Meals Program Annual Letter

ACL 20-100 (August 26, 2020)
Utilization of Temporary Shelter Care Facility on an Emergency Basis (E-TSCF) for COVID-19 as a Placement of Last Resort

ACL 20-99 (September 10, 2020)
Annual Recipient Report On CalWORKs, Foster Care, Social Services, Non-Assistance CalFresh, Welfare-To-Work, Refugee Cash Assistance, And The Cash Assistance Program For Immigrants ABCD 350 (7/20) For July 2020

ACL 20-98 (August 31, 2020)
CalFresh Waiver Extension To Provide All Clients Who Submit An Electronic Application At Their Local Office With A Paper Copy Of Information Submitted Upon Request Only

ACL 20-97 (September 2, 2020)
CalFresh Water Pilot

ACL 20-96 (August 27, 2020)
Annual CalFresh Participants By Race/Ethnicity, Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity Group Reports CF 358F (7/20) And CF 358S (7/20)

ACL 20-95 (August 31, 2020)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs) Outcomes And Accountability Review (Cal-OAR) One Year Delay And Continuous Quality Improvement (Cal-CQI) Cycle Extension

ACL 20-94 (August 21, 2020)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs): Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021 Income Reporting Threshold (IRT)

ACL 20-93 (August 18, 2020)
Updated Information For Fiscal Year 2020-21 Regarding Extension Of Funding For Emergency Caregivers With Placement Of Children And/Or Nonminor Dependents Prior To Resource Family Approval Or As A Tribally Approved Home

ACL 20-92 (August 10, 2020)
Resuming In-Person Visitation Requirements and Extending All Other COVID-19 Related Waivers and Flexibilities in the Independent Adoption Program As Previously Outlined in ACL 20–56

ACL 20-91 (August 7, 2020)
Extension Of Temporary, Limited Exceptions To Pre-COVID-19 In-Person Requirements Related To Complaint Investigations Within The Resource Family Approval (RFA) Program

ACL 20-90 (August 20, 2020)
CalFresh Statewide Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents Time Limit Waiver

ACL 20-89 (August 6, 2020)
Implementation Requirements To Establish A Family Urgent Response System (FURS) For Foster Caregivers And Children Or Youth

ACL 20-88 (August 5, 2020)
Change In Policy For Acceptance Of Expired Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) Cards

ACL 20-87 (August 5, 2020)
CalFresh Revised Notice Of Recertification For The Transitional Nutritional Benefit Program (TNB 4) Form

ACL 20-86 (July 28, 2020)
Revised Guidance for the RFA Program and Emergency Placements Due to COVID-19 Impacts

ACL 20-85 (August 20, 2020)
Implementation Of Assembly Bill (AB) 1301: Private Adoption Agency Reimbursement Program (PAARP)

ACL 20-83 (September 11, 2020)
Recipient Income And Eligibility Verification System (R-IEVS) Response Documents, Match Destruction, And Review Schedule

ACL 20-81 (July 9, 2020)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS) Related to Foster Care Eligibility and Funding During the Declared COVID-19 State of Emergency

ACL 20-80 (July 14, 2020)
CalFresh Waiver Extension: Reinstatement Of Benefits Within 30 Days Of Ineligibility

ACL 20-79 (July 7, 2020)
Discontinuance Of Counting Housing Subsidies And Food Stamps As Income When Determining Eligibility For The Indigence Exception To Sponsor Deeming

ACL 20-78 (July 1, 2020)
Aid To Families With Dependent Children-Foster Care (AFDC-FC) And Home-Based Family Care California Necessities Index (CNI) Increases And Other Rate Increases

ACL 20-77 (July 3, 2020)
Emergency Procedures Following Expiration of Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20

ACL 20-76 (July 2, 2020)
Extension of Flexibility in Conducting In-Home Supportive Services Quality Assurance and Program Integrity Activities and Workload Priority Guidance During the COVID-19 Response

ACL 20-75 (July 6, 2020)
Extension of COVID-19 Related Exceptions to IHSS Regulations

ACL 20-74 (June 26, 2020)
Extensions of Prior Guidance Pertaining to Foster Youth Status Verifications; Placement Preservation for Children, Non-minor Dependents, and Care Providers Exposed to, Symptomatic of, or Positive for, COVID-19; Reunification Assessments; and COVID-19 Documentation Within CWS/CMS

ACL 20-73 (June 26, 2020)
Extensions of Prior Guidance Pertaining to the Documentation of Monthly Caseworker Visits Within CWS/CMS Conducted Through Alternate Means of Contact Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency

ACL 20-72 (June 26,2020)
Mandatory Continuing Training Topic For Child Welfare Social Workers And Supervisors

ACL 20-71 (June 18, 2020)
Resumption of Pre-COVID-19 In-Person Requirements for RFA Program Complaint Investigations

ACL 20-70 (June 17, 2020)
Resuming In-Person Caseworker Visitation Requirements for Dependent Children and Wards

ACL 20-69 (July 29, 2020)
Independent Adoption Of Foreign-Born Children

ACL 20-68 (June 26, 2020)
Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) Rates

ACL 20-67 (June 12, 2020)
Extension Of Temporary Change In Requirements And Procedures Relating To Criminal Background Checks For IHSS Applicant Providers

ACL 20-66 (June 11, 2020)
Change In APS Protocols

ACL 20-65 (June 10, 2020)
CMIPS/ESP Timesheet Signatory Identification

ACL 20-64 (June 4, 2020)
General Assistance/General Relief (GA/GR) Temporary Covid-19 Emergency Procedures For Acceptance Of Voice Signatures On SSP 14 For Interim Assistance Reimbursement (IAR)

ACL 20-63 (June 9, 2020)
New State Technical Assistance Process to Assist County and Local Agencies Serving Multi-System Involved Children and Families Pursuant to Assembly Bill (AB) 2083 (Chapter 815 of 2018)

ACL 20-61 (June 1, 2020)
Essential Protective Gear (EPG) For In-Home Supportive Services Recipients And Providers Due To COVID-19

ACL 20-60 (May 29, 2020)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs): Cost Of Living Adjustment (COLA) Increase To The Minimum Basic Standards Of Adequate Care (MBSAC) Levels

ACL 20-59 (June 10, 2020)
Temporary Assistance For Needy Families And Work Incentive Nutritional Supplement Validation Review Corrective Action Plans

ACL 20-58 (May 19, 2020)
Child Welfare Reunification Assessments During the COVID-19 Related California State of Emergency

ACL 20-57 (May 19, 2020)
Essential Protective Gear (EPG) For In-Home Supportive Services Providers Due To COVID-19

ACL 20-56 (May 18, 2020)
Providing Independent Adoption Program Services During The COVID-19 California State Of Emergency

ACL 20-55  (June 12, 2020)
CalFresh: How To Report Major Changes In Program Operations

ACL 20-54 (May 22, 2020)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs):  Treatment Of Changes During The Application Process

ACL 20-52 (May 1, 2020)
CalFresh Extension Of Waiver To Combine Reminder Notice And Notice Of Adverse Action At The Periodic Report

ACL 20-51 (April 29, 2020)
Guidance For County Placement Agencies Regarding Outreach To Foster Caregivers 65 Years Of Age Or Older During The COVID-19 State Of Emergency

ACL 20-50 (May 4, 2020)
Temporary Change In Requirements And Procedures Relating To Criminal Background Checks For IHSS Applicant Providers

ACL 20-49 (April 23, 2020)
Redetermination Of Eligibility Of A Parent To Be A Paid In-Home Supportive Services (Ihss) Provider For Their Minor Child During The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

ACL 20-48 (April 22, 2020)
CalFresh Verification Requirements And Treatment Of Reports Of Job Loss/Zero Income

ACL 20-47 (April 21, 2020)
COVID-19 Guidance Regarding Reassessment And Redetermination Requirements For Federal Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) And The Kinship-Guardianship Assistance Payment (KIN_GAP) Program

ACL 20-46 (April 22, 2020)
Clarifications Regarding Temporary Changes To Cash Assistance Program For Immigrants (CAPI) Procedures Due To COVID-19 Emergency

ACL 20-45 (April 18, 2020)
Guidance Regarding Extended Foster Care Program Flexibilities Due To Covid-19 Impacts

ACL 20-44 (April 17, 2020)
Emergency Placement And Rate Flexibilities To Support The Emergency Care And Placement Needs Of Children And Non-minor Dependents Due To Covid-19 Impacts

ACL 20-43 (April 17, 2020)
Guidance For The Resource Family Approval (RFA) Program Due To COVID-19 Impacts

ACL 20-42 (April 16, 2020)
Conducting Initial In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Assessments And Quality Assurance / Program Integrity (QA/PI) Activities During The Covid-19 Response

ACL 20-41 (April 17, 2020)
Personal Protective Equipment For In-Home Supportive Services Providers Due To COVID-19

ACL 20-40 (April 14, 2020)
Implementation of Division E of Federal House Resolution 6201 Related to Emergency Paid Sick Leave Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

ACL 20-39 (April 14, 2020)
Temporary Assistance For Needy Families (TANF) And California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWorks) Time Limit Exemption For Recipients Living In Indian Country Where The Unemployment Level Of Adults Is 50 Percent Or Higher

ACL 20-38 (April 18, 2020)
Children And Family Services Division: Implementation Of Assembly Bill 3176 Regarding Indian Children (Chapter 833, Statutes Of 2018)

ACL 20-36 (April 1, 2020)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids Program Guidance To Provide Outcomes-Based Incentives And Performance-Based Payments

ACL 20-35 (May 8, 2020)
Additional Clarification Regarding The Authorization Of Medical Accompaniment And Wait Time In The In-Home Supportive Services Program

ACL 20-34 (July 26, 2020)
CalFresh Student Eligibility: Puente Project

ACL 20-33 (March 31, 2020)
Placement Preservation Guidance for County and Tribal Child Welfare Agencies, Probation Departments, and Children's Residential Care Providers in the Event a Child, Non-Minor Dependent, or Care Provider is Exposed to, Presents Symptoms of, or Tests Positive for COVID-19.

ACL 20-32 (April 10, 2020)
Clarification And Guidance To Counties For Administration Of The Provider Enrollment Process And Flexibility In Authorization Of Adjusted Weekly Service Hours And Overtime Violations For The In-Home Supportive Services Program As It Relates To Covid-19 Pandemic

ACL 20-31 (March 30, 2020)
Documenting Child Welfare and Probation Contacts by Alternate Means to Children and Families During Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) California State of Emergency

ACL 20-30 (March 30, 2020)
In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Program Social Worker Overtime and IHSS and Adult Protective Services Outreach Due to COVID-19

ACL 20-29 (March 30, 2020)
In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Program Implementation of Emergency Back-Up Provider System Due to COVID-19

ACL 20-28 (March 28, 2020)
Interim Guidance for Emergency Response Social Workers and Probation Officers During the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) California State of Emergency

ACL 20-27 (April 21, 2020)
California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWorks) Program:  Senate Bill (SB) 1041 Welfare to Work (WTW) 24-Month Time Clock 20 Percent Extension Methodology and Target Estimates By County, January 2020 to June 2020

ACL 20-26 (March 24, 2020)
In-Home Supportive Services Reassessment Options And Workload Priorities Due To COVID-19

ACL 20-25 (March 21, 2020)
Providing Optimal Child Welfare And Probation Services To Children And Families During Coronavirus (COVID-19) California State Of Emergency

ACL 20-24 (March 26, 2020)
CalFresh Overissuance Claims: Collection Timeframes, Noticing Requirements, And The Treasury Offset Program

ACL 20-23 (March 13, 2020)
Child Welfare And Probation Visitation Contact, Non-Minor Dependents In College Dorms, Resource Family Approval And Disaster Plan Changes Due To The Statewide Outbreak Of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

ACL 20-22 (March 17, 2020)
Independent Living Program (ILP) Annual Narrative Report For Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2019

ACL 20-21 (March 12, 2020)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs) Cal-Learn Case Management Standards

ACL 20-19 (March 3, 2020)
CalFresh Forms And Notices For The Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD) Time Limit

ACL 20-18 (March 3, 2020)
CalFresh Discretionary Exemption Policy For Counties Implementing The Able-Bodied Adult Without Dependents (ABAWD) Time Limit From April 1, 2020 Through September 30, 2020

ACL 20-17 (February 26, 2020)
Best Practice Guidelines for Foster Children Eligible for Social Security Retirement, Survivor, or Disability Insurance (RSDI)

ACL 20-16 (September 11, 2020)
CalFresh Resident Report And Change Report Forms For Residents Of Institutions

ACL 20-14 (March 16, 2020)
Resource Family Approval (RFA) Program- Child Welfare Services/Case Management System (CWS/CMS) Instructions for Resource Family Approval

ACL 20-13 (February 10, 2020)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs) Home Visiting Program (HVP) Changes From The Passing Of Senate Bill (SB) 80

ACL 20-12 (March 3, 2020)
Criminal Prosecution For Welfare Fraud And The Imposition Of An Intentional Program Violation

ACL 20-11 (February 10, 2020)
Foster Parent Recruitment, Retention, And Support (FPRRS) Funding Extension For Fiscal Year 2019-20

ACL 20-10 (February 6, 2020)
Advising CalFresh Work Registrants Of Employment Services

ACL 20-09 (January 31, 2020)
Instructions for Changes to Juvenile Court Delinquency Fees (Senate Bill 190, Chapter 678 Statutes of 2017)

ACL 20-08 (February 12, 2020)
CalFresh Student Eligibity Handbook

ACL 20-06 (January 23, 2020)
County-Optional Block Grant For The Interagency Child Abuse And Neglect Reporting Mandate

ACL 20-05 (January 14, 2020)
Implementation Of Electronic Visit Verification Functions In The Case Management, Information And Payrolling System For The In-Home Supportive Services And Waiver Personal Care Services Programs

ACL 20-04 (January 6, 2020)
Electronic Visit Verification For The In-Home Supportive Services And Waiver Personal Care Services Programs Operational Standards

ACL 20-03 (February 3, 2020)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs) Stage One Child Care: Notice Of Action Forms

ACL 20-02 (January 17, 2020)
County Responsibility to Secure Date Related to the In-Home Supportive Services Program and Case Management, Information and Payrolling System by New County Systems, Applications or Ancillary Tools

ACL 20-01 (January 7, 2020)
CalFresh Data Dashboard Upgrades