TANF and Child Care

Child care may be approved for any activity that is included on a TANF client’s TW-2, TANF Work/Personal Responsibility Agreement. When a TANF case closes for failure to participate in the TANF work activity (52A), the worker closes the child care benefit effective 90-calendar days from the date the client stops participating. When TANF closes […]

Highlights of Policy Changes

The following policy changes are effective 3/1/19 and are paid for with increased federal child care funding.  The goal of these changes is to expand the number of high quality early educational opportunities for low income children and support family financial stability by increasing access to child care subsidies and decreasing copayments. Oklahoma Early Childhood […]

Appendix C-4 Overview

Effective March, 1 2019 the DHS Appendix C-4 will be revised to include the following changes recommended by the Federal Government:   1. Income Eligibility set at the federal maximum (85% of SMI) This will eliminate separate entry and exit thresholds and the graduated phase out. 2. Remove number of children in care as a […]

03/01/19 Appendix C-4

Link to Appendix C-4

Closure of Child Care Benefits

Per Policy 340:40-9-2(f) When the client is no longer eligible for child care, the closure date varies depending on the circumstances. Same day action is taken or future date requested by the client When a client requests the closure of his or her child care benefit and is no longer using child care, the worker […]