10A ncac 10 .1007          REQUIREMENTS FOR DETERMINATION AND REDETERMINATION OF ELIGIBILITY

(a)  The Division shall establish the requirements for application and eligibility determination and redetermination for child care services.  Eligibility shall be determined initially in accordance with 10A NCAC 10 .0900 and .1000, and annually thereafter unless a change occurs that impacts eligibility.  Recipients who are employed or in school and whose income is at or below the federal income limit of 85 percent of State Median Income shall not have these activities disrupted during the 12 month eligibility period.

(b)  If the Local Purchasing Agency, upon redetermination, determines that the family exceeds the State's income eligibility limits, the family shall continue to receive subsidized child care services for 90 days if their income is at or below the federal income limit of 85 percent of State Median Income.

(c)  Annual federal income limits are determined in accordance with the U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is incorporated by reference and includes subsequent amendments and editions.  A copy of these guidelines may be found at http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/index.cfm.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑153;

Eff. July 1, 1983;

Amended Eff. June 1, 2016; April 1, 2001.