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Child Care Reporting--Active Duty in Military


Important Notice: Programs Moved to CDSS

While the California Department of Education continues to operate the California State Preschool Program, the Early Childhood Development Act of 2020 (Senate Bill (SB) 98, Chapter 24, Statutes of 2020) authorized the transfer of many childcare programs from the California Department of Education to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) effective July 1, 2021. The content on this page may include programs that have moved to CDSS. For additional assistance you can either visit the CDSS Child Care Transition web page External link opens in new window or tab. or call 1-833-559-2420 for more information.

Parent(s) currently serving on active duty (i.e. serving full-time) in the U.S. Military? (CDD-801B only)

The "Parent(s) currently serving on active duty (i.e. serving full-time) in the U.S. Military?" information indicates whether:

  • One or more parents is currently serving active duty (i.e. serving full-time) in the United States Military.

Where to Find It

On the ELCD-9600 form, look in the space labeled "Family Military Status."

Rules and Guidelines

  • This information is required.
  • There are four possible choices:
    • Yes - One or more parents is currently serving active duty (i.e. full-time) in the United States Military.
    • No - No parent(s) currently serve active duty (i.e. full-time) in the United States Military.
    • Child is head-of-household – family of one per regulations – The child (or children) is (are) in foster care. This family consists of only the eligible children receiving services.
    • Unavailable - Data for Family Military Status is not available.

Error Messages and Solutions

The information for "Parent(s) currently serving on active duty (i.e. serving full-time) in the U.S. Military?" is required. [801B]

Problem: No selection has been made from the "Parent(s) currently serving active duty (i.e. serving full-time) in the U.S. Military?" drop down list. This field must have information selected.

Solution: Select the correct "Parent(s) currently serving active duty (i.e. serving full-time) in the U.S. Military?" information (Yes, No, Foster Care Child, or Unavailable).

Frequently Asked Questions

The "Head of Household" is a foster child. How do I answer the question, "Parent(s) currently serving active duty (i.e. serving full-time) in the U.S. Military?"

Select "Child is head-of-household - Family of one per regulations" from the drop down box.

 

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Last Reviewed: Monday, June 21, 2021
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