Office of Children and Family Services


Title IV-E

Federal Candidacy for Foster Care

18-OCFS-LCM-04 Federal Foster Care Candidacy Requirement

The federal government is requiring New York State to implement astatewide corrective action plan, which must include New York City, in order for the state and LDSSs to continue to receive Title IV-E reimbursement for administrative costs associated with candidates for foster care after March 31, 2018. This LCM sets forth the steps that LDSSs must take regarding the determination and documentation for candidates for foster care.