Child Care Subsidy: How to Reopen Child Care

The following are instructions on reopening child care benefits.

  1. Open the “Household Tab (Interview Notebook)
    • Benefit Type = Social Services
    • Status = appropriate status for all household members
    • Effective Date = Date in which Child Care is being re-opened

    Child Care Tab - Action Taken = Reopened, Effective Date = 07/01/2015, Number of children receiving care = 1

  2. Open the “Child Care” tab (Eligibility Notebook)
    • Action Taken: REOPENED (R)
    • Effective Date: Update the ‘Effective Date’ to the first day for which child care is being reopened. (This date should be the day after the closure date unless it’s a 36S closure which will reopen to the beginning of the next month).

    Note: When Child Care is being reopened because it was closed for reason 36S, the worker will also need to update the Date of Last Review (E7).
    Household tab: Benefit = Social Services to Adults, Status = Added to Benefit, Effective Date = 07/01/2015

  3. Open the “Auth Daycare” tab (Eligibility Notebook). Select the authorization and update only the following fields:
    • Action Taken = “Re-open”
    • Reason Code = Appropriate Reason
    • Notice Indicator = Re-open Approval

    Auth. Daycare tab - Action Taken = Re-Open, Reason = For caretaker to retain employment, Notice Indicator = Application Approval


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