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Child Care Reporting--Assistance Began


Month and Year Child Care Assistance Began (CDD-801B only)

The Month and Year Child Care Assistance Began information field indicates the month and year in which a family began receiving subsidized child care services through an agency’s contract with the Early Learning and Care Division (ELCD).

Where to Find It

Information for this field is obtained from the Family Start Date reported by agencies in the CDD-801A for the family. Agencies do not need to enter or change the Family Start Date unless it is incorrect.

Rules and Guidelines

  • If the information provided in the CDD-801B is correct, no action is necessary.
  • If the information provided in the CDD-801B is incorrect, make the necessary correction to the CDD-801B and the corresponding CDD-801A.

Error Messages and Solutions

  • Both the Month and Year are required for “Month and Year Child Care Assistance Began.”

Problem: The Month and/or Year have not been selected from the dropdown list. Both fields must have information selected.

Solution: Select the Month and/or Year Child Care Assistance Began for the family.

  • The “Month and Year Child Care Assistance Began” cannot be after the report month.

Problem: The Month and Year Child Care Assistance Began is after the report period, indicating that the services are being reported in a month that has not yet begun.

Solution: Confirm that the Month and Year Child Care Assistance Began is entered correctly.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The Month and Year Child Care Assistance Began is incorrect. What should I do?

    Verify the “Initial Subsidized Service Date” indicated on the ELCD-9600 for the family. Check the agency’s attendance records to determine the correct date. If changes are needed, correct the information on the CDD-801B and the corresponding CDD-801A.

 

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Questions:   CDMIS Office | CDMIS@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-1907
Last Reviewed: Friday, December 16, 2022
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