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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC

DIVISION 9. PUBLIC SOCIAL SERVICES [10000 - 18999.8]

  ( Division 9 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

PART 3. AID AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE [11000 - 15771]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

CHAPTER 5.1. Social Services [13000 - 13008]
  ( Heading of Chapter 5.1 renumbered from Chapter 6 (as renumbered by Stats. 1984, Ch. 144) by Stats. 1987, Ch. 56, Sec. 186. )

13000.
  

The purpose of this chapter is to set forth those policies and procedures as are necessary to accommodate reductions in federal funds provided under Title XX of the federal Social Security Act as amended by the federal Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981.

(Added by Stats. 1982, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 3, Sec. 40. Effective February 17, 1982.)

13001.
  

Funding for social services programs administered by county welfare departments shall include but not be limited to federal funds received under Titles IV, XIX, and XX of the federal Social Security Act, and the State General Fund. The appropriation and allocation of these funds shall be in accordance with the annual Budget Act and the provisions of this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1993, Ch. 999, Sec. 2. Effective October 11, 1993.)

13002.
  

From the funds described in Section 13001 each county shall receive three allocations. The first allocation shall be for support of Child Welfare Services as defined in Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 16500 of Part 4). This allocation shall be known as the Child Welfare Services Grant. The second allocation shall be for support of protective services for adults, and other services directed at the five national goals specified in Section 13003. This allocation shall be known as the County Services Block Grant. The third allocation shall be for in-home supportive services administration. The notice of such action must be provided at least seven days prior to the meeting at which such action is to be taken. Such notice shall be provided in the same manner as the county provides notice for its regularly scheduled meetings. Funds from the Child Welfare Services Grant and the County Services Block Grant and the in-home supportive services administration allocations shall be available only when matched by county funds pursuant to the provisions of Part 1.5 (commencing with Section 10100).

(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 111, Sec. 43. Effective July 30, 2001.)

13003.
  

County allocations may be used to provide necessary training and shall be used to provide social services which meet the following five federal goals of Title XX of the federal Social Security Act.

(1) Achieve or maintaining self-support to prevent, reduce, or eliminate dependency.

(2) Achieving or maintaining self-sufficiency, including reduction or prevention of dependency.

(3) Preventing or remedying neglect, abuse, exploitation of children and adults unable to protect their own interests, or reuniting families.

(4) Preventing or reducing inappropriate institutional care by providing community-based care, home-based care, or other forms of less intensive care.

(5) Securing referral or admission for institutional care when other forms of care are not appropriate or providing services to individuals or institutions.

(Added by Stats. 1982, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 3, Sec. 40. Effective February 17, 1982.)

13004.
  

Counties, in expending the County Services Block Grant allocation shall provide protective services for adults pursuant to Section 12251.

(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 111, Sec. 44. Effective July 30, 2001.)

13005.
  

Counties, after expending the County Services Block Grant allocation for the priorities specified in Section 13004 may expend any remaining funds for other services directed at the five goals specified in Section 13003.

(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 268, Sec. 51.5. Effective June 30, 1984.)

13006.
  

Regulations promulgated by the department relating to protective services for adults shall provide counties with maximum flexibility in determining the type and level of services and use of funds for such services.

(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 111, Sec. 45. Effective July 30, 2001.)

13007.
  

Each county shall report to the State Department of Social Services all necessary information in order to comply with federal and state requirements for the social services block grant.

(Added by Stats. 1982, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 3, Sec. 40. Effective February 17, 1982.)

13008.
  

Federal funds for Refugee Social Services that are allocated to county welfare departments for Title XX social services shall be allocated to each county in the same proportion that refugees on aid in each county bear to the total refugees on aid in the state. Federal funds for Targeted Assistance Services that are allocated to county welfare departments shall be allocated to each targeted county in the same proportion that refugees on aid bear to the total refugees on aid in the targeted counties. The allocation shall be developed from caseload statistics from the previous fiscal year which include refugees in the following programs:

(a) Time-eligible and time-expired refugees in the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program.

(b) General Assistance.

(c) The Refugee Cash Assistance Program.

(d) The Refugee Demonstration Program.

(Added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1182, Sec. 1.)

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