OEC 21-9 Change in Child Care Rates for Children in Legal Custody of the Children’s Division.

Department of Social Services
Family Support Division
PO Box 88
Jefferson City, Missouri

TO: ALL REGIONAL AND COUNTY CD AND FSD STAFF 

FROM:                       JOANIE ROGERS, INTERIM DIRECTOR CHILDREN’S DIVISION

 

                                 KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR FAMILY SUPPORT DIVISION

 

SUBJECT:                 CHANGE IN CHILD CARE RATES FOR CHILDREN IN THE LEGAL CUSTODY OF THE CHILDREN’S DIVISION

 

In accordance with House Bill 2 (2021), Section 2.280, effective July 1, 2021, child care rates paid to child care providers for children in the legal custody of the Children’s Division (“foster children”) will be paid at the market rate.  The market rate paid to providers is based on the child care provider’s region and type, according to the latest market rate survey.

FAMIS has been updated to reflect these market rates. Market rates can be found at: https://apps.dss.mo.gov/childcarerates

 

 

NECESSARY ACTION

  1. Review this memorandum with all Children’s Division and Family Support Division staff.
  2. Review revised Child Care Subsidy sections as indicated below.
  3. All questions should be cleared through normal supervisory channels and directed to:

 

PDS/MAS II Contact

Sharon Barsby

573-751-2037

Sharon.Barsby@dss.mo.gov

 

Program Manager

Salona Parker

573-522-2294

Salona.S.Parker@dss.mo.gov

CHILD CARE SUBSIDY PROGRAM MANUAL REVISIONS

 

FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS

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REFERENCE DOCUMENTS AND RESOURCES

https://apps.dss.mo.gov/childcarerates

RELATED STATUTE

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