FCASPL 404 (SAMS Income Guidelines)
Family, Children and Adult Services Procedure Letter No. 404
April 27, 2023
TO: Family, Children and Adult Manual Holders
FROM: Matt Damschroder, Director
SUBJECT: State Adoption Maintenance Subsidy (SAMS) Income Guidelines

Pursuant to division (B) of section 5153.163 of the Ohio Revised Code and paragraph (C)(1) 5101:2-44-06 of the Ohio Administrative Code, the following schedule is to be used in determining eligibility for State Adoption Maintenance Subsidies (SAMS) effective July 1, 2023.

The schedule represents 120% of Ohio′s estimated median income State Median Income, published on the Administration for Children and Families′ website, (LIHEAP IM 2022-04 State Median Income Estimates for Optional Use in FFY 2022 and Mandatory Use in FFY 2023 | The Administration for Children and Families (hhs.gov)) rounded to the nearest dollar and adjusted for family size.

FAMILY SIZE

120% OF THE MEDIAN INCOME

ADJUSTED FOR FAMILY SIZE

2 $76,418
3 $94,398
4 $112,379
5 $130,359
6 $148,340
7 $151,711
8 $155,083
9 $158,454
10 $161,825
11 $165,197
12 $168,568
13 $171,940
14 $175,311
15 $178,682

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

The following chart depicts what materials should be deleted from the Family, Children and Adult Services Manual (FCASM) and what materials are to be inserted in the FCASM.

LOCATION

REMOVE AND FILE

AS OBSOLETE

INSERT/REPLACEMENT
Procedure Letter FCASPL NO. 389 FCASPL NO. 404