ACL 14-66: State Utility Assistance Subsidy (SUAS) (9/19/14)

Instructions regarding the new State Utility Assistance Subsidy (SUAS) program. Lists how to cover recipients during the transfer period from LIHEAP Heat and Eat to SUAS.  The SUAS payment ($20.01) is only to be provided to those households who will…

ACL 14-76: Implementation Of Provisions Of Senate Bills 855 And 873 Relating To The IHSS And Waiver Personal Care Services Programs (10/8/14)

Instructions on the AB 855 and SB 873 limit on the number of authorized hours providers in the IHSS and and Waiver Personal Care Services (WPCS) programs are permitted to work in a workweek.  The letter provides information and instructions for…

ACL 14-68: IHSS Advance Pay And Provider Enrollment Requirements (11/3/14)

Instructions on the prohibition of using Advance Pay money to pay Individual Providers who have not completed the IHSS provider enrollment process and have not enrolled as IHSS providers, and a review of the time sheet rules.  The Advance Pay…

ACL 14-53: IHSS Overpayment Recoveries (9/23/14)

Reviews the details of the “before and after” scenarios of Overpayment recoveries, now that counties no longer get a percentage of the recovered funds back into the county coffers. [Download]

ACL 14-64: CalWORKs Family Stabilization Program (FS) Quarterly Status Report (9/23/14)

Interested in what your county is doing with its Family Stabilization form? The new FSP 14 form will be used to track that information.  (The form is not yet posted on the forms site link provided…)  [Download]

ACIN I-56-14: FFY 2015 Resource Limit Adjustments And Increased Quality Control Tolerance Level For Small Errors – Effective October 1, 2014 (9/11/14)

The non-aged/disabled property limit was increased to $2,250; the aged/disabled remains at $3250. Given the Categorical Eligibility is applicable to all cases, this has no current impact on clients.  [Download]  

ACIN I-55-14: Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Income Eligibility Standards And Allotments – Disaster Guidance Attachment – Effective October 1, 2014 (9/11/14)

Releasing the new D-Snap income and deduction tables. [Download]

ACL 14-66: State Utility Assistance Subsidy (SUAS) (9/19/14)

An explanation of the rules, including transitioning cases, from the “old” Heat and Eat program to the new one.  The SUAS program provides a means for CalFresh households to qualify for the SUA utility deduction. [Download]

ACL 14-63: Households Eligible For CalFresh, But Entitled To No Benefits (9/16/14)

Instructions on the treatment of households with three or more members who are categorically eligible (CE) to CalFresh, but whose net income would not entitle them to receive any benefits.   It is possible for the household to be gross income eligible,…

ACL 14-58: CalWORKs): Five Percent Increase To The Maximum Aid Payment (MAP) Levels (9/22/14)

Information about the 5% increase to the CalWORKs Maximum Aid Payment, effective April 1, 2015.  This policy change must be automated into the consortia systems by the effective date. If the MAP increase cannot be modified, CWDs must put a…