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Date Letter Number Subject Section
January 15, 2009 CWS-01-09 Foster Care Caseworker Visits Funding Child Welfare Services
January 15, 2009 CWS-02-09 A New Forum for Communication Regarding Child Welfare Policy Child Welfare Services
January 15, 2009 CWS-03-09
PM-REM-01-09
Statewide Unique Identifier Child Welfare Services
and
Performance Management
January 16, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-01-09

LIEAP and CIP Monitoring for FFY 2009
Attachment - County List

Economic and Family Services
February 4, 2009 CWS-04-09 Child and Family Services Review/Agency's Self Survey
Attachment - Self Survey
Child Welfare Services
February 9, 2009 BG-01-2009 Funding Allocation for State Aid to Counties Budget Operations
February 10, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-02-09 SNAP Applications for 2009 SNAP Evaluation Economic and Family Services
February 11, 2009 CWS-05-09 Model Court Reports for Dispositional and Review Permanency Planning and Post Adoption Termination of Parental Rights Hearings
Child Welfare Services
February 11, 2009 CWS-06-09 Family Support/Family Resource Center Services Request for Application (RFA)
Child Welfare Services
February 11, 2009 BG-02-2009 Funding Allocation for State Aid to Counties Budget Operations
February 13, 2009 PR-REM-02-2009 Incomplete Security Forms Performance Management
February 17, 2009 CWS-07-09

Respite Services Request for Application (RFA)

Child Welfare Services
February 17, 2009 CWS-08-09

Foster Home Recruitment Video

Child Welfare Services
February 17, 2009 CWS-09-09

Work First Block Grant/TANF Maintenance of Effort
Attachment - MOE Automation Request Form

Child Welfare Services
February 23, 2009 BG-03-2009

Work First Block Grant/TANF Maintenance of Effort

Budget Operations
February 27, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-03-2009 Electronic Applications and Signatures Economic and Family Services
February 27, 2009 CWS-11-2009 Webinar-Recruitment and Retention of Families for Teens Child Welfare Services
February 27, 2009 CWS-12-2009 A Best Practice Guide to Partnering with Resource Families Child Welfare Services
February 27, 2009 CWS-13-2009 Reallocation of TANF-DV Funds
Attachment - TANF-DV Reallocation Questionnaire 2008-2009
Child Welfare Services
February 28, 2009 CWS-10-09 Availability of State Generated Reports on XPTR
Attachment - Reports to be Reviewed on a Regular Basis
Child Welfare Services
March 3, 2009

EFS-WF-04-09

Office of Civil Rights Training Tools Economic and Family Services
March 3, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-05-09 FNS and Energy Programs Local Support Vacancy Economic and Family Services
March 3, 2009 EFS-WF-06-09 Work First Family Assistance Keying Deadline
Attachment - Keying Deadline Chart
Economic and Family Services
March 12, 2009 EFS-WF-07-09

TANF State Plan for the 2010-2011 Biennium
Attachment - Draft TANF State Plan

Economic and Family Services
March 13, 2009 EFS-WF-08-09

Work First Representatives’County Assignments
Attachment - County Assignments

Economic and Family Services
March 17, 2009 CWS-14-2009 On-Line Technology Survey Child Welfare Services
March 17, 2009 CWS-15-2009 Safe Surrender Child Welfare Services
March 17, 2009 CWS-16-2009 Pre-Approval Letters for International Adoptions Child Welfare Services
March 17, 2009 CWS-17-2009

Changes in Assignment of Interstate Cases
Attachment - ICPC County Assignment

Child Welfare Services
March 23, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-09-09 Disaster EBT Cards & Policy Contacts Attachment - Delivery of Disaster EBT Cards & Disaster Form

Economic and Family Services

March 27, 2009 DIR-01-2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Temporary Increase to the FMAP for Foster Care and Adoption Assistance DSS Director's Office
March 30, 2009 CWS-18-2009 Transitioning of the NC KIDS Adoption Exchange Program Child Welfare Services
March 30, 2009 CWS-19-2009 Increase of Funding Availability for LINKS Special Funds Child Welfare Services
March 30, 2009 CWS-20-2009 Update on the Statewide PIP for the 2007 CFSR Child Welfare Services
March 31, 2009 PM-REM-03-2009 TANF Data Collection System Data Verification Queries Performance Management
April 13, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-10-09 ARRA Administrative Funding for Food and Nutrition Services Economic and Family Services
April 14, 2009 CSE-01-2009 CSE Manual Change Notice Child Support Enforcement
April 17, 2009 CSE-02-2009 CSE Manual Change Notice Child Support Enforcement
April 14, 2009 CSE-03-2009 CSE Manual Change Notice Child Support Enforcement
April 17, 2009 EFS-WF-11-2009 Technical Support for Work First Demonstration Grants and Functional Assessments Economic and Family Services
April 22, 2009 PM-REM-04-2009 Health Department Use of Common Name Data Service (CNDS) ID Numbers Performance Management
May 1, 2009 EFS-FNS-12-2009 Reallocation of Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) Funds
Attachment -Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) Reallocation Survey
Economic and Family Services
May 8, 2009 PM-REM-05-2009 TANF Data Collection Schedule for State Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Performance Management
May 13, 2009 EFS-FNS-13-2009 ARRA Administrative Funding for Food and Nutrition Services Economic and Family Services
May 13, 2009 CSE-04-2009

Transition of Responsibility for Information Technology Infrastructure to County-Operated Child Support Enforcement Offices
Attachment 1 - Expenditure Chart
Attachment 2 - Compliance Requirements

Child Support Enforcement
May 14, 2009 EFS-FNS-14-2009

Crisis Intervention Program Maximum Allotment Amount; Energy Programs Contracts

Economic and Family Services
May 26, 2009 CSE-05-2009 CSE Manual Change Notice Child Support Enforcement
May 28, 2009 EFS-WF-15-2009 Releasing Child Support Payments in Pay for Performance Cases Economic and Family Services
June 2, 2009 CWS-21-2009 Training Calendar for Winter/Spring 2009, NCDSS Child Welfare Services Child Welfare Services
May 27, 2009 09-0008 Legacy System Retirements as a Result of NC FAST OLV Functionality NC FAST
June 2, 2009 PM-REM-05-2009

Update to the Information Security Manual
Attachments - see your local security officer for attachments

Performance Management
June 4, 2009 09-0011 Scheduled Termination of NC FAST Support for SDI NC FAST
June 8, 2009 CSE-06-2009

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Revisions to Child Support Enforcement Federal Incentive Match
Attachment 1 - Attachment M
Attachment 2 - Contract
Attachment 3 - DHHS Purchasing/Contract Procedures When Using ARRA Funds

Child Support Enforcement
June 12, 2009 PM-REM-07-2009 County Holiday Schedule Performance Management
June 17, 2009 CWS-22-2009 Update on NC KIDS Program Child Welfare Services
June 26, 2009 DIR-02-2009 Local Steps to Address Budget Constraints DSS Director's Office
July 1, 2009 CWS-23-2009 Child Welfare's Response to Diversity Child Welfare Services
July 1, 2009 PM-REM-09-2009 Update to the Information Security Manual Performance Management
July 15, 2009 BG-04-2009 Work First Block Grant/Electing Counties State Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Budget Operations
July 16, 2009 BG-05-2009 State Fiscal Year 2009-10 Funding Allocations that Represent 100% State Dollar Budget Operations
July 21, 2009 PR-REM-08-2009 System Availability Performance Management
July 21, 2009 PR-REM-10-2009 Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Use of Common Name Data Service (CNDS) ID Numbers Performance Management
July 23, 2009 CWS-24-2009 Child Residential Level III and IV Services Child Welfare Services
July 23, 2009 EFS-16-2009 Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) Web Access Economic and Family Services
July 23, 2009 BG-06-2009 Funding Authorizations for Block Grants Budget Operations
July 29, 2009 BG-07-2009

Update on Subrecipient Self-Assessment of Internal Controls and Risk Division of Social Services Fiscal Monitoring Plan 
Attachment 1 - Self Assessment Survey and Certification Form
Attachment 2 - Budget Office Fiscal Monitoring Plan SFY 09-10
Attachment 3 - DSS Budget Office Fiscal Monitoring Spreadsheet (Attachment A)
Attachment 4 - Certification of Self Assessment

Budget Operations
July 31, 2009 CWS-25-2009 Termination of Placements in Level III and Level IV Facilities Child Welfare Services
August 7, 2009 EFS-WF-17-2009

Notification of August and September 2009 Work First Check Insert on Work First Benefits

Economic and Family Services
August 13, 2009 CWS-26-2009 Discontinuation of Children's Special Health Services Program Child Welfare Services
August 13, 2009 CWS-27-2009 Use of a Foster Child's Resources
Attachment - Social Security Q&A
Child Welfare Services
August 13, 2009 CWS-28-2009 On-Line Abuser Treatment Survey Child Welfare Services
August 13, 2009 CWS-29-2009 On-Line Social Worker Survey Child Welfare Services
August 17, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-18-2009

Access to the EBT Administrative Terminal and Security of EBT Cards

Economic and Family Services
August 20, 2009 PM-REM-11-2009 Work First Experiences Report SFY 2010 Performance Management
August 24, 2009 EFS-WF-20-2009

Notice for 2009/2010 Allocation Amounts for Work First Functional Assessments
Attachment - Work First Able-Bodied Report - August 2009

Economic and Family Services
August 24, 2009 09-0021 Legacy System Retirements as a Result of NC FAST Online Verificaiton (OLV) Functionality NC FAST
August 25, 2009 EFS-WF-19-2009

Work First Training: Work First Benefits

Economic and Family Services
August 28, 2009 BG-08-2009

Funding for State Aid to Counties

Budget Operations
August 31, 2009 CWS-30-2009 Citizen Review Panel Structure for North Carolina On-Line Social Worker Survey Child Welfare Services
August 31, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-21-2009

Food and Nutrition Services Policy Training

Economic and Family Services
September 1, 2009 CWS-31-2009

Foster Care Rates and Providers Participating in Cost Modeled Rates for the Fiscal Year 2009-2010
Attachment - Participating Placement Agencies 09-10

Child Welfare Services
September 1, 2009 CWS-32-2009 Smoking in Foster Homes Child Welfare Services
September 1, 2009 CWS-33-2009 Fiscal Year 2009-2010 State Maternity Funds Child Welfare Services
September 2, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-22-2009

Food and Nutrition and Energy Programs Help Desk

Economic and Family Services
September 2, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-23-2009

Notification of October 2009 Food and Nutrition Services Mass Change Notice

Economic and Family Services
September 3, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-24-2009 Food and Nutrition Services Policy Training Agenda Economic and Family Services
September 16, 2009 PM-REM-12-2009 Reprocessing Work Participation Rates Performance Management
September 17, 2009 CWS-34-2009

2009-2010 Plans for Use of TANF-DV Funds
Attachment - Family Domestic Violence Sample Plan
Attachment - Guidelines for Temporary Assistance to Needy Families/Domestic Violence Funds

Child Welfare Services
September 22, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-25-2009 Food and Nutrition Services and Energy Programs Reorganization
Attachment - Regional Support Map
Economic and Family Services
September 25, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-26-2009 ARRA Administrative Funding for Food and Nutrition Services Economic and Family Services
September 29, 2009 09-0028 Legacy System Retirements as a Result of NC FAST Online Verificaiton (OLV) Functionality NC FAST
September 29, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-27-2009 ARRA Administrative Funding for Food and Nutrition Services Close Out Procedures Economic and Family Services
October 1, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-28-2009 Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Outreach Initiative Economic and Family Services
October 1, 2009 EFS-WF-29-2009 Work First/ Transitional Reporting Schedule for 2009
Attachment - 2009 Work First/Transitional Reporting Schedule
Economic and Family Services
October 5, 2009 PM-REM-13-2009 Services Information System (SIS) ID Number Combine/Merge Process Performance Management
October 6, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-30-2009 TOP Fee Schedule Effective October 1, 2009 Economic and Family Services
October 13, 2009 CWS-35-2009 Special Children Adoption Fund
Attachment - Baseline for Participation
Child Welfare Services
October 13, 2009 CWS-36-2009 Webinar - Working with Indian Familes and Tribal Organizations Child Welfare Services
October 13, 2009 CWS-37-2009 Foster Care Monthly Visitation Recording Change Child Welfare Services
October 13, 2009 CSE-07-2009 Policy and Procedure Updates to CSE Manual Child Support Enforcement
October 20, 2009 CWS-39-2009 2009-2010 Allocation Amounts for TANF/DV Funds Child Welfare Services
October 20, 2009 CWS-40-2009 Foster Care Monthly Visitation Recording Impact on IV-B Funding Child Welfare Services
October 27, 2009 PM-REM-14-2009

Individual County Detailed Reports on Preliminary FFY 2009 Foster Care Caseworker Visit Data
Attachment - Quarterly Detailed Report of Foster Care Monthly Caseworker Visits (MCV)

Performance Management
October 27, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-31-2009 Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) Mailing Address Economic and Family Services
October 27, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-32-2009 TOP Review Requests Economic and Family Services
October 30, 2009 CWS-38-2009

Changes in Assignment of Interstate Cases Effective Immediately
Attachment - ICPC County Assignment

Child Welfare Services
October 30, 2009
CSE-08-2009 Deficit Reduction Act of 2005- Distribution of Pre-Assigned Arrears Child Support Enforcement
October 30, 2009 CSE-09-2009 Policy/Procedures Updates Child Support Enforcement
November 3, 2009 CWS-41-2009

SFY 2008-2009 Child Welfare Funding Survey
Attachment - Survey

Child Welfare Services
November 3, 2009 CWS-42-2009 Administrative Rules Effective November 1, 2009 Child Welfare Services
November 9, 2009 09-0031 NC FAST UPdate and Minimum System Requirements and Recommendations to Access NC FAST NC FAST
November 10, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-33-2009

Social Security/Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Cost-of-Living   Adjustment (COLA) Information for 2010

Economic and Family Services
November 16, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-34-2009

Food and Nutrition Services Application Processing Time Standards and Notice of Adverse Action Time Standards Charts
Attachment 1 - Page 1 of Chart
Attachment 2 - Page 2 of Chart

Economic and Family Services
November 17, 2009 CWS-44-2009 Policy for Adoption Assitance and Vendor Payment Corrections Between Funding Sources Child Welfare Services
November 20, 2009 EFS-FNSEP-35-2009 Food and Nutrition Services Employment and Training (E&T) Program Training Economic and Family Services
November 25, 2009 DIR-03-2009

Social Services Commission Members

DSS Director
November 30, 2009 CWS-43-2009 Building Awareness and Cultural Competency Training Opportunity Child Welfare Services
November 30, 2009 CWS-45-2009 Survey on Continuances in the Court System Child Welfare Services
November 30, 2009 CWS-46-2009 NCDSS Child Welfare Services Training Calendar for Winter/Spring 2010 Child Welfare Services
November 30, 2009 CWS-47-2009 Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC) Progress Reporting Child Welfare Services
December 1, 2009 CSE-10-2009 Policy/Procedures Updates Child Support Enforcement
December 2, 2009 EFS-WF-37-2009 Workers Compensation Coverage Economic and Family Services
December 8, 2009 09-0033 Legacy System Retirements as a Result of NC FAST OLV Functionality NC FAST
December 14, 2009 EFS-WF-38-2009

Application Time Standards Chart for 2010
Attachment - Chart

Economic and Family Services
December 18, 2009 EFS-WF-39-2009 Work First Family Assistance 2010 Keying Deadline Economic and Family Services
December 23, 2009 CWS-48-2009

Annual Child Welfare Caseload Survey
Attachment - Survey

Child Welfare Services
December 23, 2009 CWS-49-2009 Reaching for Excellence and Accountability in Practice Child Welfare Services
December 30-2009 EFS-WF-40-2009

Work First Field Staff County Assignments
Attachment - County Assignments List

Economic and Family Services
December 31, 2009 PM-REM-15-2009 System Availability Performance Management
       

 

 

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