Child Care Chapter 16: Child Care Eligibility, Fraud & Overpayments
5101:2-16-43 Approval for Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Programs to Provide Publicly Funded Child Care
Effective Date: October 29, 2017

(A)    How does a school child or preschool program licensed by the Ohio department of education (ODE) pursuant to sections 3301.52 to 3301.59 of the Revised Code request approval to provide publicly funded child care services?

The program may request approval to provide publicly funded child care services by:

(1)    Submitting the JFS 01140 "Request to Provide Publicly Funded Child Care for Programs Licensed by the Ohio Department of Education" (10/2017) with a copy of the ODE license to the Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS) or the Ohio child licensing and quality system (OCLQS) generated equivalent.

(2)    Complying with background check requirements pursuant to rule 5101:2-12-09 of the Administrative Code and the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, P.L.113-186 (11/19/2014), 128 Stat. 1971 (2014) 42 U.S.C. 9858 (CCDBG Act of 2014).

(B)      What are the steps after the ODE program has been approved to provide publicly funded child care services?

(1)    The program shall follow the requirements of rule 5101:2-16-44 of the Administrative Code including completing the provider agreement with ODJFS and entering all required information in the provider portal located at: http://jfs.ohio.gov/cdc/CCIDS.stm.

(2)    The program shall maintain compliance with all requirements of the CCDBG Act of 2014 and rule 5101:2-12-09 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 10/29/2017

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/29/2022

Certification:  CERTIFIED ELECTRONICALLY

Date:  10/12/2017

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 5104.30, 5104.38

Rule Amplifies: 5104.30, 5104.38