January 21, 2013

 

CalFresh Program Guide (CFPG) Letter #595

 

Subject

UPDATES TO CALFRESH EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING (E&T)

 

Purpose

The purpose of this CFPG Letter is to:

         Update the CalFresh E&T sections of the CFPG with current regulations and terminology.

         Incorporate and Expire:

o   SN 10-10 Change to Food Stamp Employment and Training Program

o   SN 10-10 Addendum A Change to Food Stamp Employment and Training Program

o   SN 10-10 Addendum B Changes to Food Stamp Employment and Training Program

o   SN 11-03 Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD) Statewide Waiver for FFY 2012

 

Reference

All County Information Notices I-80-08, I-54-10, I-64-11, I-27-12, & I-54-13;

All County Letters 10-11 & 12-03;

Manual Policies and Procedures (MPP) Division 21-116.2

 

Effective Date

Upon Receipt

 

ACCESS Impact

No Impact

 

CalWIN Impact

No Impact

 

Client Correspondence Impact

Updated Orientation Script and form 09-84 HHSA to reflect change from mandatory to voluntary and no sanctions for Non-Assistance CalFresh (NACF).

 

Quality Control (QC)

Quality Control will cite the appropriate error when the instructions in this material are not followed or are followed incorrectly.

 

 

CFPG
Changes/ Updates

The CFPG has been updated as follows:

CFPG Section

Title

Changes/Updates

63-158

Work Registration Requirements

Updated section

63-159

Voluntary Quit and Reduction of Work Effort

Updated section and added links

63-160

Able Bodied Adults without Dependents (ABAWD)

Incorporated SNs and added current waiver information

63-165

Failure to Comply with the Requirements of Another Program

Added Table of Contents (TOC) and updated section

63-900

CalFresh Employment & Training Program

         Added TOC

         Replaced Food Stamps with CalFresh

         Replaced FSET with E&T

         Incorporated SNs

         Updated ABAWDs and added waiver information

         Updated Chapter to reflect the change to a voluntary E&T Program

         Updated staff responsibility for tracking program success

         Updated participant tracking log information to reflect current process

63-901

Employment & Training Programs

63-902

Staff Responsibilities

63-903

Referrals and Status Changes

63-904

Deferrals and Substitute Programs

63-905

Homeless Participants

63-906

Case Closings

63-907

E&T Orientation/Assessment Interview

63-908

Assignment to E&T Components

63-909

ABAWD Work Program (AWP)

63-910

Attendance Reporting

63-911

Transportation Allowance

63-912

Non-Compliance

63-913

Employment Reporting

63-914

Log Entries and Controls

 

 

 

Assistant Deputy Director

 

RICK WANNE, MA, MFT

Eligibility Operations Director

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