4.4.10 Emergency Shelter

Short-term resource (30 day maximum) for children requiring an immediate, temporary living arrangement in an open facility where their safety and supervision is ensured through an organized program of age appropriate activities.

Emergency placements in excess of 30 days should be updated to a Residential Facility Placement (RFP) type in FACES unless the child is authorized for a specific placement level by the RCST Coordinator. The RFP placement type is used to identify children who have not yet been assigned a level of care.

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