PREVIOUS CHILD CARE MANUAL

1210.025.05 BUDGETING PROCESS

CD15-74; OEC15-19 December 17, 2015CD14-04; OEC14-01 January 16, 2014CD13-67; OEC13-10 July 19, 2013CD09-06; OEC09-02 January 14, 2009CD08-40; OEC08-4 June 27, 2008

Determine household eligibility by deducting qualified income deductions, from gross income. (Refer to Deductions from Gross Income in 1210.025.15 and Computing Gross Income in subsection 1210.025.05.05).

If the household income is below the sliding fee scale maximums listed on the Traditional Child Care Income Eligibility Guidelines and Sliding Fee Chart, the family is eligible.

New applicants and applicants who have had a break in eligibility:

If the household’s adjusted gross income exceeds the sliding fee scale maximums listed on the Traditional Child Care Income Eligibility Guidelines and Sliding Fee Chart, the family is ineligible for Child Care. Reject the application. (See Denying an Application in 1220.015.00).

Active Child Care EU’s reapplying for benefits:

If the household’s adjusted gross income exceeds the sliding fee scale maximum, evaluate eligibility for Transitional Child Care (TCC). If the household’s adjusted gross income exceeds the 215% TCC income maximum, the family is ineligible for Child Care. Reject the application. (See Denying an Application in 1220.015.00).

If the household’s adjusted gross income is between 139% and 165% of poverty, approve the application for Transitional Child Care Level 1. If the household’s adjusted gross income is between 166% and 190% of poverty, approve the household for Transitional Child Care Level 2. If the household’s adjusted gross income is between 191% and 215% of poverty, approve the household for Transitional Child Care Level 3. Income guidelines for the three Transitional Child Care programs can be found on the here.