Rule 5101:9-6-09.4 | Food assistance employment and training (FAET) participant allowance allocation.
(A) The Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS) issues the FAET participant allowance allocation to reimburse the county job and family services (CDJFS) for eligible expenditures incurred by recipients participating in the FAET program as outlined in rule 5101:4-3-32 of the Administrative Code.
(B) ODJFS issues the FAET participant allowance allocation on a federal fiscal year (FFY) basis. ODJFS will communicate the funding and liquidation periods for this allocation through the county finance information system (CFIS). The CDJFS must expend funds by the end of the funding period and disburse and report expenditures no later than the end of the liquidation period.
(C) The FAET participant allowance allocation consists of fifty per cent state and fifty per cent federal funds. The assistance listing number (ALN) for the federal portion of this allocation is 10.561.
(D) ODJFS distributes the FAET participant allowance allocation utilizing the same methodology utilized for the regular FAET allocation outlined in rule 5101:9-6-09 of the Administrative Code.
(E) The total FAET participant allowance allocation covers expenditures reported in:
(1) CFIS and;
(2) Ohio benefits (OB).
(F) The CDJFS shall reimburse ODJFS for expenditures in excess of their total available FAET participant allowance allocation.
(G) The CDJFS must report participant allowance expenses not captured in OB on the JFS 02827 "Public Assistance Quarterly Financial Statement" as described in rule 5101:9-7-29 of the Administrative Code. The following are allowable activities for the FAET participant allowance:
(1) Transportation (bus passes, mileage reimbursement, transportation contracts with taxi/transportation companies);
(2) Tuition/fees, training materials, books, registration fees;
(3) Clothing for job interviews, uniforms;
(4) Licensing/bonding fees, fingerprinting, background checks; and
(5) Other services that are necessary for FAET participation.
(I) The definitions, requirements, and responsibilities contained in rule 5101:9-6-50 of the Administrative Code are applicable to this rule.
Last updated June 23, 2023 at 8:14 AM