Specialized Child Care Worker – What they do and how it affects you!

Explanation of the Specialized Child Care Worker

Income Consideration and Calculations


Adoption – is a process whereby a person assumes the parenting of another, usually a child, from that person’s biological or legal parent or parents, and, in so doing, permanently transfers all rights and responsibilities from the biological parent or parents.  Policy regarding adoption or adopted parent or child is located at: Child Care Subsidy: […]

Post Adoption Scenarios

340:40-7-12(6) Child care is available to parents who have adopted a child through DHS when the following policy requirements are met: The child has been adopted through DHS or a federally recognized Indian tribe, as defined by the Federal and Oklahoma Indian Child Welfare Acts, by the parent who is applying for benefits; The adoptive […]

Post Adoption Top Issues

340:40-7-12(6) Top Issues Regarding Child Care for Post-Adoptive Families Families who have adopted a child are eligible for child care for the adopted child without any household income considered if the: child is adopted through DHS or a federally recognized Indian tribe; adoptive parent applying for benefits has a fully executed Form 04AN002E, Adoption Assistance […]

Post Adoption FAQs

340:40-7-12(6) Should income verification be requested at renewal for a client who meets the policy requirements to have no household income considered for an adopted child?  No. Adoptive families who continue to meet the policy requirements for child care with no household income considered should NOT be asked to provide proof of income at the […]