FCCMPL 22 (Pandemic Support Payments: Type A Homes, Type B Homes, Day Camps, and In-Home Aides)
Family Child Care Manual Procedure Letter No. 22
July 6, 2020
TO: All Child Care Day Camp Manual Holders, All Child Care In-Home Aide Manual Holders, All Family Child Care Manual Holders
FROM: Kimberly Hall, Director
SUBJECT: Pandemic Support Payments: Type A Homes, Type B Homes, Day Camps, and In-Home Aides

Background:

On May 31, 2020 child care reopened with reduced group sizes, increased hand washing, temperature screening, and additional recommendations to keep children and professionals’ health and safety the top priority. Additionally, Governor DeWine announced an additional $60 million investment to create a grant program to support providers during this time. As a result, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services issued Child Care Day Camp Manual Procedure Letter No. 4, Child Care In-Home Aide Manual Procedure Letter No. 5, and Family Child Care Manual Procedure Letter No. 20 to establish the grant structure for June 2020.

Support

For the month of July, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) has established the grant structure outlined below.

COVID-19July Grant Payment: Licensed, approved and certified child care providers (Type A homes and Type B homes, Approved Day Camps and In-Home Aides) will be eligible for a monthly COVID-19 payment. These payments are intended to provide assistance in covering the cost of COVID-19 classroom dividers, cleaning supplies, personal protective equipment (PPE), temporary sinks, thermometers, and other expenses.

Payments for Day Camps and In-Home Aides are a flat amount. Family Child Care programs will have payments based off the program’s star rating.

The payment structure is as follows:

   Rating
Setting Base Payment 1 star 2 star 3 star 4 star 5 star Unrated

Day Camps -

Registered

$2,500            

Day Camps -

Approved

$3,500            
In Home Aides $100            
Type B Homes $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $500 $250
Type A homes $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $1,000 $500

 

Application & Payment

A new application submission will be required to receive a July payment. The application may be submitted beginning July 1, 2020 through July 18, 2020. Processing of payments will begin the week of July 13, 2020. Eligible providers must submit an application through the Ohio Child Care Resource Referral Association (OCCRRA) via a program’s organization dashboard at https://registry.occrra.org/.

Reconciliation

A reconciliation will be required for each payment received. For the July payment, the reconciliation is due September 30, 2020. Programs should retain receipts, invoices and documentation for expenses. Reconciliation submission guidance will be provided by OCCRRA.

Questions

Please email your questions to pandemicsupportgrant@occrra.org