(A) The "Chafee" allocation, issued under the "Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance" (CFDA) number 93.674. reimburses public children services agencies (PCSA) for delivery of independent living services to eligible youth as described in rules 5101:2-42-19 and 5101-42-19.2 of the Administrative Code.
(B) This allocation consists of eighty per cent federal and twenty per cent local funds. A PCSA may move the twenty per cent local match to the state child protective allocation (SCPA) through the local certification of funds process.
(C) This allocation is issued by grant year. The grant availability and liquidation periods for this allocation will be communicated by the Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS). Funds must be expended by grant availability and reported no later than the end of the liquidation period.
(D) Each PCSA receives a minimum allocation of five thousand dollars. The methodology used to distribute additional available funds is based upon the number of children within the county fifteen years of age and older who are in substitute care as compared to the statewide number of children in the same category as reported by the PCSA in the statewide automated child welfare information system (SACWIS) for the preceding state fiscal year (SFY).
(E) Reimbursable services under this allocation are identified in the following rules:
(1) Rule 5101:2-42-19 of the Administrative Code for independent living services for a youth still in the custody of an agency; and
(2) Rule 5101:2-42-19.2 of the Administrative Code for youth who have emancipated and requested independent living services.
The PCSA shall not use more than thirty per cent of these funds for room and board of the emancipated population.
(F) Stand alone PCSAs and combined agencies shall report expenditures as described in rule 5101:9-7-29 of the Administrative Code.
(G) The definitions. requirements. and responsibilities contained in rule 5101:9-6-50 of the Administrative Code are applicable to this allocation.
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 5101.02
Rule Amplifies: 5101.02
Prior Effective Dates: 10/9/89, 2/1/90, 11/23/91, 12/20/91, 7/8/94, 2/17/97,
1/26/98, 7/2/02 (Emer), 9/28/02, 2/20/04, 1/30/09