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Child Care Reporting--Family Income Sources


Family Income Sources (CDD-801B only)

Description

The Family Income Sources describe the source(s) of the family income whether or not they were used to determine eligibility. Exception: If this is a Child Protective Services case and income was not used to determine eligibility, select "No" as the response to all six of the listed income sources.

Note: The Family Income Sources listed here, together with the response to "TANF/CalWORKs Cash Aid Recipient," will capture all income sources for the family.

Where to Find It

On the CD-9600 form, look in box B, "Family Income Sources" in Section III, "Family Adjusted Gross Monthly Income and Size."

Rules and Guidelines

A - Employment

B - State-only CalWORKs (alien or two-parent) Note: If the family is a two-parent CalWORKs family and the report month is October 1999 or after, the family is receiving CalWORKs under the state-only two-parent program, even if this is not entered on the CD-9600 form.

C - Housing voucher

D - Food stamps

E - Other Federal Cash Assistance (e.g., SSI, Social Security)

F - Other Income Source Note: Include child support payments in this category. Do not include federal TANF/CalWORKs here since this already was entered under a different question.

Yes - The family received income from this source.

No - The family did not receive any income from this source.

Unavailable - Only allowed for certain CPS cases where income was not used to determine eligibility.

Error Messages and Solutions

The "Family Income Sources" are required. (Yes, No, or Unavailable for each source.) [801B]
Problem

At least one "Family Income Source" has not had a response (Yes, No, or Unavailable) selected from the drop down list. This field must have information.

Solution

For each Family Income Source, select a response (Yes, No, or Unavailable).

"Monthly Family Income" must be zero because countable income has not been identified. [801B]
Problem

The Monthly Family Income is more than $0, but you have not identified any income sources for this family.

Solution

Confirm that you have entered the Monthly Family Income correctly.

Confirm that you have entered the Family Income Source(s) correctly.

"Monthly Family Income" can not be zero because countable income has been identified. [801B]
Problem

The Monthly Family Income is zero (0), but you have indicated that the family receives income from at least one Family Income Source.

Solution

Confirm that you have entered the Monthly Family Income correctly.

Confirm that you have entered the Family Income Source(s) correctly.

"Family Income Sources" cannot be "Unavailable" unless "Reason for Receiving Child Development Services" is "A – Child Protective Services." [801B]
Problem

One or more of the "Family Income Sources" has been answered "Unavailable" but the "Reason for Receiving child Development Services" is not "A - Child Protective Services."

Solution

Confirm that your answer for "Reason for Receiving Child Development Services" is correct. Confirm that you have answered all "Family Income Sources" correctly.

FAQs About the Family Income Sources

Question 1

Our agency provides services to a family whose the mother is in training, and she receives child support from a previous marriage and the current husband is working. Which family income source do I enter?

Answer

You would enter all income sources: "yes" for "employment" and "yes" for "other income sources."

Questions:   CDMIS Staff | cdmis@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-1907
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