|(a) Subject to the availability of funds and based
upon the family’s need, eligible caregivers may receive two
types of cash assistance:
(1) a monthly payment, per child in the managing conservatorship
of DFPS that has been placed in the caregiver’s home, that may
not exceed 50% of the DFPS daily Basic Foster Care Rate paid to a
foster home in accordance with §355.7103 of Title 1 (relating
to Rate-Setting Methodology for 24-Hour Residential Child-Care Reimbursements);
(2) an annual reimbursement of not more than $500 per
child for DFPS approved child-related expenses if the caregiver has
obtained permanent managing conservatorship of the child.
(b) For more information on these types of cash assistance,
refer to §700.1007 of this title (relating to How do caregivers
receive the monthly cash payment?) and §700.1009 of this title
(relating to How do caregivers receive the annual reimbursement?)
of this subchapter.
(c) DFPS may further clarify in policy specific conditions
or criteria caregivers must meet to receive this cash assistance or
any other services or benefits in connection with this program, including
what costs incurred for essential child care items may be defrayed
and what expenditures are appropriate for reimbursement.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §700.1005 adopted to be effective December 1, 2005, 30 TexReg 7486; amended to be effective March 1, 2014, 39 TexReg 1179; amended to be effective September 1, 2017, 42 TexReg 4309