June 29, 2010

 

CalWORKs Program Guide (CPG) Letter No. 216

 

Subject

UPDATES TO WELFARE-TO-WORK PROGRAM GUIDE SECTIONS

 

Effective

July 1, 2010

 

Purpose

The purpose of this letter is to inform Employment Services staff of the updates to the following CalWORKs Welfare-to-Work (WTW) Program Guide:

 

         10-001 Background General Description of CalWORKs

         10-005 Welfare-to-Work Sequence and Detail

         10-011 Supportive Services

         10-025 Compliance Process

         10-100 Community Service/Work Experience

         10-200 Refugee Employment Services

 

These CalWORKs Program Guide (CPG) updates are in relation to the WTW Transition, as described in Special Notice 10-07 TRANSITION OF CALWORKS WELFARE-TO-WORK/REFUGEE EMPLOYMENT SERVICES CASE MANAGEMENT AND STAGE 1 CHILD CARE PAYMENT SERVICE PROVIDERS FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL REGIONS.

 

Summary of Updates

The following CPG chapters have been updated and loaded to the CPG online at http://hhsa-pg.sdcounty.ca.gov/:

 

CPG Chapter

CPG Section

Update

10-001

Background General Description of CalWORKs

10-001-C. Glossary of WTW Terms

Section Added

10-005

Welfare-to-Work Sequence and Detail

10-005-B. Overview of Eligibility Staff Responsibility

 

Updated the previous six regions to four regions effective July 1, 2010 and zip code list for WTW/RES referrals.

10-005

Welfare-to-Work Sequence and Detail

10-005-I.

Case Transfers/Returns Between Regions and Case Closure Procedures

Updated the reason a WTW case could be returned.

10-005

Welfare-to-Work Sequence and Detail

10-005-J. Progress/Self-Sufficiency Reviews

Added the Progress/Self-Sufficiency Review procedures and requirements.

10-011

Supportive Services

N/A

Renumbered to accommodate the additional child care supportive services section. For additional details, refer to CPG online.

10-025

Compliance Process

10-025-B. Sanction Review Process for Contracted Staff

Updated the Sanction Review communication mechanism from/to SPOS and regional staff.

10-100 Community Service Work Experience

10-100-M. Accident Procedures

   Added the requirement to report WEX Worksite injuries within 24 hours;

   Added the State Compensation Fund mailing address.

10-200

Refugee Employment Services

10-200-A. Refugee Employment Services Plan

   Removed County Employment Case Management Welfare-to-Work Supportive Services Payment Procedures. 

   Established Refugee Employment Services section.

 

*CPG Section 10-300 has been updated and is in effect for the North and Central regions only. A separate Special Notice will be issued to provide instructions for the East and South regions.

 

Note: Changes to the CPG are noted with highlighted text.

 

Automation Impact

No impact to Automation.

 

Program Impacts

No impact Food Stamp or Medi-Cal programs.

 

Forms Impact

No impact to forms.

 

ACCESS Impact

No impact to ACCESS.

 

Imaging Impact

No impact to Imaging.

 

Operations Impact

No operational impact.

 

Assistant Deputy Director

Original signed on 6/29/10

 

 

 

Sylvia Melena, Assistant Deputy Director

Self-Sufficiency Programs

Strategic Planning & Operational Support