CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE PLAN
FOR THE PERIOD: State Fiscal Years 2008-2009
Date Originally Submitted:
Directions: Describe your county’s child care assistance program completely for each
question/box. Please be brief but include as much information as needed to give the
CDHS a full picture of your program. Answers may occupy more space than listed on this
template. Feel free to attach policies or documents as needed.
Throughout the plan period, amendments to the County Plan are to be reported using the
Amendments Log, page two of this document. County plan changes and amendment logs
should be sent electronically to the Child Care Specialist indicated on the cover letter.
Person Completing This Form: Main Contact For the Child Care Assistance Program
(If same, indicate) Name: Name:
Email Address: Email Address:
Security CHATS Business Contact Person Contact Person
Contact Liaison Office with access to with access to
M15 * M60, M40 ** Name: Phone: User ID: Email:
* M15 is the screen that allows the "TANF switch" to be turned on.
** M40 is the screen where county's set their county rate ceilings and M60 is the screen where
counties request an auto-rate update to be performed.
Please ensure that only the appropriate people have access to these screens.
If additional space is needed, attach a list with access information and user ID.
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FOR THE CHILD CARE ASSSITANCE PROGRAM
FOR THE PERIOD: State Fiscal Year 2008-2010
Colorado Child Care Assistance Program
1. The County will submit an amendment log each time a change is made in any of the service
2. The County will complete the first three columns and send electronically to the State. Attach
any documentation necessary to show changes. Retain a copy of what was sent until it has
been returned approved.
3. The State will complete column 4 and return a copy to the County electronically after printing
a copy for the County file.
4. The County will print a copy with the approval for County records.
5. Subsequent amendments should be added on to the original electronic version to create an
on-going log of changes throughout the two-year contract period.
SECTION AMENDED EFFECTIVE/ PROPOSED DATE SUBMITTED TO DATE APPROVED BY
EFFECTIVE DATE CDHS CDHS
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Area Application/ Colorado Works Families Low- Income Families
1.1 How are families informed Community events Community events of the availability of Child County website County website Care? (Please check all During assessment During assessment boxes that apply for your At orientation At orientation county in each category of Child care centers Child care centers care.) Front desk Front desk
Telephone call Telephone call
Other assistance Other assistance
Women’s Center Women’s Center
Head Start Head Start
Food bank Food bank
Public Service Public Service
Word of mouth Word of mouth
Child protection Child protection
Other (please respond):