2021 All County Letters

ACL 21-123 (October 8, 2021)
New Expectant Parent Payment

ACL 21-120 (October 1, 2021)
Authorized Representatives In The Cash Assistance Program For Immigrants (CAPI)

ACL 21-119 (October 1, 2021)
Complex Care Funding Opportunity, Requirements And Guidelines

ACL 21-118 (September 30, 2021)
Senate Bill 490: CalFresh Overissuance Compromise Policy For Households With Elderly And/Or Disabled Members

ACL 21-117 (September 30, 2021)
CalFresh Standard Medical Deduction Demonstration Project Extension Approval For Elderly/Disabled Households

ACL 21-116 (September 30, 2021)
FFPSA Part IV Aftercare Requirements

ACL 21-115 (September 29, 2021)
Nursing Services For Children And Nonminor Dependents In Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Programs

ACL 21-114 (September 30, 2021)
Court Review And Case Plan Requirements For Placements In Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Programs Under California's Implementation Of The Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) Via Assembly Bill 153, Chapter 86, Statutes Of 2021

ACL 21-113 (September 30, 2021)
Assessments By A Qualified Individual (QI) For Placements In Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Programs (STRTPs) Under The Requirements Of The Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) And Assembly Bill (AB) 153 (CHAPTER 86, STATUTES OF 2021)

ACL 21-112 (September 29, 2021)
Extension Of Covid-19 Related Exceptions To IHSS Program Requirements Related To IHSS Recipient Self-Attestation Of Documents And IHSS Prospective Provider Submission Of Photocopies Of Identity-Verification Documents

ACL 21-109 (September 29, 2021)
Implementation Of The Two-Year Overpayment/Overissuance Establishment And Calculation Timeframe For The California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs) And CalFresh Programs

ACL 21-108 (September 27, 2021)
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 2021-22

ACL 21-107 (September 15, 2021)
Supplemental Nutrition Benefit And Transitional Nutrition Benefit Programs: Changes To Benefit Tables

ACL 21-104 (October 8, 2021)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs): Implementation Of A New Notice Of Action (NOA) Message For Redetermination

ACL 21-103 (September 13, 2021)
Guidelines For Placing Children With A Parent Who Is In A Licensed Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Facility, Using A Voluntary Placement Agreement

ACL 21-100 (August 27, 2021)
CalFresh Implementation Of Assembly Bill 942 (Chapter 814, Statutes Of 2019): Statewide Restaurant Meals Program

ACL 21-99 (August 24, 2021)
Implementation Of Assembly Bill (AB) 1004: California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs) Census Earned Income Exemption

 ACL 21-97  (August 30, 2021)
Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) Rates

ACL 21-96 (August 19, 2021)
Extension Of The Suspended Education And Employment Requirements Within The Extended Foster Care (EFC) Program And Continued Assistance For Young Adults In EFC Upon Turning 21 Years Of Age On Or After January 27, 2020 Through December 31, 2021

ACL 21-95 (August 16, 2021)
Updates To Supervised Independent Living (SIL) Settings, Placement Option Evaluations, And Transitional Housing Provider Payments

ACL 21-94 (September 28, 2021)
Implementation Of The Statewide Learning Management System: The California Child Welfare Training (CACWT) System

ACL 21-93  (August 18, 2021)
CalFresh Revisions Made To The Notice Of Denial Or Pending Status (CF 377.1A)

ACL 21-92 (August 18, 2021)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs): Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2022 Income Reporting Threshold (IRT)

ACL 21-90 (August 10, 2021)
Temporary Flexibilities For Participating In The Title IV-E Kinship Navigator Program During The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Period

ACL 21-89 (August 12, 2021)
Temporary Policies And Policy Waivers For The Implementation Of The California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs) 60-Month Time Limit And Mass Informing Notice

ACL 21-88  (August 17, 2021)
Updated Information For Fiscal Year 2021-22 Regarding Extension Of Funding For Emergency Caregivers With Placement Of Children And/Or Nonminor Dependents Pending Resource Family Approval Or Tribally Approved Home

ACL 21-87 (August 18, 2021)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs): 5.3 Percent Increase To The Maximum Aid Payment (MAP) Levels

ACL 21-86 (August 20, 2021)
Caregiver’s Right To Access Current And Most Recent Education Records

ACL 21-85 (August 5, 2021)
Implementation Of Assembly Bill (AB) 135: California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs), Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA), Entrant Cash Assistance (ECA), And Trafficking And Crime Victims Assistance Program (TCVAP) Overpayments Incurred During The COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency

ACL 21-84 (July 19, 2021)
Guidance And Further Clarification Regarding The Spending Parameters And Reporting Requirements Of The Coronvirus Response And Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act Of 2021 Funds To County Adult Protective Services Agencies

ACL 21-83 (July 21, 2021)
2021 Financial Support For At-Risk Families During Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) California State Of Emergency

ACL 21-82 (July 8, 2021)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs) Program: COVID-19 Good Cause Time Limit Exemption

ACL 21-81 (July 28, 2021)
Termination Of Temporary Policy Flexibilities Related To COVID-19 Impacts

ACL 21-80 (July 8, 2021)
Termination Of Temporary Policy Flexibilities Related To COVID-19 Impacts

ACL 21-79 (July 19, 2021)
Changes In IHSS Program Policies & Procedures Regarding Covid-19 Pandemic

ACL 21-78 (July 28, 2021)
Policy Guidance For Ensuring Equal And Meaningful Access For Individuals With Disabilities In CalFresh

ACL 21-77 (June 28, 2021)
Termination Of Temporary Policy Flexibilities Related To COVID-19 Impacts

ACL 21-76 (June 26, 2021)
Aid To Families With Dependent Children-Foster Care (AFDC-FC) and Home-Based Family Care (HBFC) California Necessities Index (CNI) Increases And Other Rate Increases

ACL 21-75 (June 23, 2021)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs) Program: Release Of Questions And Answers For Senate Bill (SB) 1232 (Chapter 366, Statutes Of 2020) CalWORKs Welfare-To-Work (WTW) Program Changes

ACL 21-74 (June 22, 2021)
Treatment Of Grant Payments Received By Foster Care Payment Recipients From The Golden State Grant Program

ACL 21-73 (June 22, 2021)
Federal Chafee Cash Payment for the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency for Eligible Current and Former Foster Youth At Least 18 And Not Yet 27 Years of Age

ACL 21-72 (September 6, 2021)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs) Stage One Child Care – Health And Safety Self-Certification Form (CCP 4)

ACL 21-71 (June 26, 2021)
Online Mandated Reporting Program

ACL 21-70 (June 21, 2021)
CalFresh Revised Forms: Application For CalFresh Benefits (CF 285); Information For Households Applying For CalFresh With The Social Security Administration (CF SSA1); And Notice Of Administrative Disqualification (DFA 377.7A)

ACL 21-69 (June 21, 2021)
New And Updated Foster Youth Personal Rights And Office Of The Foster Care Ombudsperson Responsibilities

ACL 21-68 (June 8, 2021)
Instructions For Mandatory Termination Of In-Home Supportive Services For Medi-Cal Beneficiaries Enrolled In The Program Of All-Inclusive Care For The Elderly

ACL 21-67 (June 15, 2021)
CalFresh Statewide Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents Time Limit Waiver

ACL 21-65 (July 22, 2021)
Treatment Of Payments To CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids) Families Pursuant To The Pandemic Emergency Assistance Fund Under Section 9201 Of The American Rescue Plan Act, Public Law 117-2; Section 403(C) Of The Social Security Act

ACL 21-64 (June 16, 2021)
California Tax Return Information Process

ACL 21-62 (June 28, 2021)
Dispositional Hearing After 18th Birthday For Extended Foster Care Eligibility

ACL 21-61 (June 15, 2021)
Revision of Welfare-to-Work Plan Activity Assignment (WTW 2) Form

ACL 21-60E (July 12, 2021)
Extension Of Rate Flexibilities To Support The Emergency Care And Placement Needs Of Children And Nonminor Dependents Due To Covid-19 Impacts

ACL 21-60 (May 21, 2021)
Extension Of Rate Flexibilities To Support The Emergency Care And Placement Needs Of Children And Nonminor Dependents Due To COVID-19 Impacts

ACL 21-59 (June 19, 2021)
Release Of Psychotropic Medication Information For Children In Foster Care To The Medical Board Of California (MBC)

ACL 21-58 (May 21, 2021)
CalFresh Student Eligibility: Verification Of Exemptions

ACL 21-57E (August 11, 2021)
Errata To All County Letter (ACL) No. 21-57 Treatment Of Grant Payments Received By Cash Assistance Program For Immigrants Recipients From The Golden State Grant Program Pursuant To Senate Bill (SB) 88 (Chapter 8, Statutes Of 2021) And Assembly Bill (AB) 88 (Chapter 12, Statutes Of 2021)

ACL 21-57 (May 21, 2021)
Treatment Of Grant Payments Received By Cash Assistance Program For Immigrants (CAPI) Recipients From The Golden State Grant Program Pursuant To Senate Bill (SB) 88 (Chapter 8, Statutes Of 2021) And Assembly Bill (AB) 88 (Chapter 12, Statutes Of 2021)

ACL 21-56 (May 18, 2021)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids, Refugee Cash Assistance, Entrant Cash Assistance, And Trafficking And Crime Victims Assistance Program, Changes To Maximum Resource Limit For Families

ACL 21-55 (May 25, 2021)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs): Cost Of Living Adjustment (COLA) Increase To The Minimum Basic Standards Of Adequate Care (MBSAC) And Income In Kind (IIK) Levels

ACL 21-54 (June 16, 2021)
Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) Rates Level Of Care (LOC) Protocol

ACL 21-53  (May 7, 2021)
Senate Bill (SB) 907: Child Abuse Or Neglect Investigations Involving Military Families

ACL 21-52 (April 30, 2021)
CalFresh Implementation Of Assembly Bill 79 (Chapter 11, Section 90, Statutes Of 2020): Increasing Dual Enrollment Between CalFresh And Medi-Cal

ACL 21-51 (April 29, 2021)
Temporary Requirements For Title IV-E Agencies To Provide Young Adults In Extended Foster Care Continued Assistance And The Suspension Of The Age, Education, And Employment Requirements For The Extended Foster Care Program As A Result Of The Supporting Foster Youth And Families Through The Pandemic Act

ACL 21-50 (April 28, 2021)
CalFresh Water Pilot Implementation Date And Final Zip Code Selection

ACL 21-48 (April 23, 2021)
CalFresh Employment And Training (E&T) Program Implementation Of The Agricultural Improvement Act Of 2018 (Farm Bill)

ACL 21-47 (April 20, 2021)
Family First Transition Act (FFTA) Transition Grant And Funding Certainty Grant For The Family First Prevention Act (FFPSA)

ACL 21-45 (April 26, 2021)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs) Program: Revised And Obsolete Forms, Notices Of Action (NOA), And NOA Messages Regarding The CalWORKs 60-Month Time-On-Aid Limit, The Repeal Of The Welfare-To-Work (WTW) 24-Month Time Clock (MTC) And Establishment Of The CalWORKs Hourly Participation Requirements

ACL 21-44 (April 26, 2021)
Emergency Child Care Bridge Program For Foster Children (Bridge Program) Opting In For Fiscal Years (FY) 2021-22 And 2022-23

ACL 21-43 (April 10, 2021)
Guidance Regarding The Disbursement Of Coronvirus Response And Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act Of 2021 Funds To County APS Agencies

ACL 21-42 (June 16, 2021)
Welfare Intercept System Record Type Updates

ACL 21-41 (April 22, 2021)
Change To Temporary Covid-19 Pandemic Emergency Procedures For The Cash Assistance Program For Immigrants (CAPI) Related To Verification Of Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP) Ineligibility

ACL 21-39 (April 6, 2021)
Commercially Sexually Exploited Children Program Fiscal Year 2020-21 Allocation Methodology And Program Instructions

ACL 21-38 (April 2, 2021)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids, Refugee Cash Assistance, Entrant Cash Assistance, And Trafficking And Crime Victims Assistance Program, Changes To Vehicle Value Limits For Families

ACL 21-37 (March 26, 2021)
Treatment Of Individual Rebates, Refunds, And Credits Under The American Rescue Plan Act Of 2021 For Specified Benefits And Services Administered Or Overseen By The California Department Of Social Services

ACL 21-36 (March 30, 2021)
State Covid-19-Related Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

ACL 21-35 (March 25, 2021)
Temporary Assistance For Needy Families And California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids Time Limit Exemption For Recipients Living In Indian Country Where The Unemployment Level Of Adults Is 50 Percent Or Higher

ACL 21-34 (March 19, 2021)
COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Guidelines For Caseworkers As Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers – Emergency Services Sector

ACL 21-32 (March 15, 2021)
Federal Public Charge Rule

ACL 21-31 (March 15, 2021)
Implementation Of New IHSS Medical Accompaniment Special Transaction Related To COVID-19 Pandemic

ACL 21-30  (March 18, 2021)
Independent Living Program (ILP) Annual Narrative Report For Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2020

ACL 21-29 (March 11, 2021)
Non-Health Benefits Eligible For Reimbursement On The Public Authority/Nonprofit Consortium Invoice (SOC 448)

ACL 21-28 (March 25, 2021)
California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs) Home Visiting Program: Updated Guidance Regarding Telehealth And Virtual Visits

ACL 21-27 (March 12, 2021)
Child Welfare Requirements For Child And Adolescent Needs And Strengths (CANS) Training, Certification, And Entry Of CANS Data Into The CARES-Live System

ACL 21-26 (March 4, 2021)
Revised COVID-19 Related Exceptions To In-Person Independent Adoption Program Requirements

ACL 21-25 (March 4, 2021)
CalFresh Guidance On New Definition Of Public Assistance CalFresh (PACF)

ACL 21-24 (March 4, 2021)
CalFresh, California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids, Refugee Cash Assistance/Entrant Cash Assistance, And Trafficking And Crime Victims Assistance Program Implementation Of Assembly Bill 79 Sections 36, 37 And 86

ACL 21-23 (March 25, 2021)
Treatment Of The Golden State Stimulus And Golden State Grant Programs In California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs), Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA), Entrant Cash Assistance (ECA) And Trafficking And Crime Victims Assistance Program (TCVAP) Under Senate Bill (SB) 88 (Chapter 8, Statutes Of 2021) And Assembly Bill (AB) 88 (Chapter 12, Statutes Of 2021)

ACL 21-22 (February 26, 2021)
Treatment Of Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (PUC) Payments In The California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CALWORKS), Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA), Entrant Cash Assistance (ECA), And The Trafficking And Crime Victims Assistance Programs (TCVAP) Pursuant To AB Bill 81 (Chapter 5, Statutes Of 2021)

ACL 21-21  (March 16, 2021)
Implementation Of Assembly Bill 677, Chapter 805, Statutes Of 2019 Intercountry Readoption Requirements

ACL 21-20 (February 19, 2021)
Updated Guidance On The Provision Of Medical And Dental Services For Children And Youth In Foster Care Due To ThE COVID-19 Outbreak

ACL 21-19 (February 18, 2021)
Removal Of The Requirement For A Certification Of A Tuberculosis Test For The Purposes Of Adoption

ACL 21-18 (February 16, 2021)
Family And Sibling Visitation For Children Involved In The Child Welfare And Probation System During COVID-19

ACL 21-17E   (April 7, 2021)
Level Of Care Rate Determination Protocol (LOCP) Implementation Updates For Foster Family Agencies (FFAS), Home-Based Family Care (HBFC) Placements And The Intensive Services Foster Care (ISFC) Rate

ACL 21-17 (February 19, 2021)
Level Of Care Rate Determination Protocol (LOCP) Implementation Updates For Foster Family Agencies (FFAS), Home-Based Family Care (HBFC) Placements And The Intensive Services Foster Care (ISFC) Rate

ACL 21-16 (March 8, 2021)
Information From Third-Party Payroll Sources

ACL 21-15 (February 5, 2021)
CalFresh Benefit Replacement Policies For Individual Replacements And Automatic/Mass Replacements

ACL 21-13 (February 5, 2021)
CalFresh Medical Expense Deduction For Elderly Or Disabled Household Members

ACL 21-12 (May 6, 2021)
Documentation Of Diagnosed Conditions In The Child Welfare Services/Case Management System (CWS/CMS) For Adoption And Foster Care Analysis And Reporting System (AFCARS) Data Entry And Reporting Purposes

ACL 21-11E  (March 3, 2021)
CalFresh Clarification On Student Eligibility: COVID-19 Relief Package

ACL 21-11 (January 22, 2021)
Calfresh Student Eligibility: COVID-19 Relief Package

ACL 21-10 (February 4, 2021)
National Youth In Transition Database (NYTD) Survey: 21-Year-Old Follow-Up Population Of The Third Cohort

ACL 21-09 (February 18, 2021)
Temporary Change To Payment Verification System (PVS) Match Processing For CalFresh

ACL 21-08 (January 15, 2021)
Updated COVID-19 Related Exceptions To In-Person Monthly Caseworker Visitation Requirements For Dependent Children, Nonminor Dependents, And Wards

ACL 21-07 (January 14, 2021)
Revised Guidance For The Resource Family Approval (RFA) Program And EMergency Placements Due To COVID-19 Impacts

ACL 21-06 (January 19, 2021)
Extension of Division E Of Federal House Resolution 6201 Related To Emergency Paid Sick Leave Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

ACL 21-04 (January 20, 2021)
Impacts Of SB 1232 On CalWORKs Welfare To Work Postsecondary Education Activity Participation Requirements And Associated Ancillary Services

ACL 21-03 (January 19, 2021)
Processing Of Income And Eligibility Verification System Matches For Open And Closed Cases

ACL 21-02 (January 4, 2021)
Modifying Department Developed Required Forms

ACL 21-01 (January 11, 2021)
Clarifying Guidance For Operational And Non-Operational Costs (Wage And Non-Wage Costs) In The California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs) Expanded Subsidized Employment (ESE) Program

ACL 20-144 (January 4, 2021)
New and Revised Forms to Reflect the Income Disregard Increase to $550 in Accordance With Senate Bill 80 (Chapter 27, Statutes of 2019)

ACL 20-84 (April 12, 2021)
Recipient Income And Eligibility Verification System Integrated Fraud Detection Match Processing Guidance