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File #: 18-4896    Version: 2 Name: Budget Amendment - DSS: FY19 Family Caregiver and Project Care Grants and Non-Smart Start Child Care
Type: Consent Status: Consent
File created: 8/27/2018 In control: Social Services
On agenda: 9/18/2018 Final action:
Title: : Budget Amendment - DSS: FY19 Family Caregiver and Project Care Grants and Non-Smart Start Child Care
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Title:

Budget Amendment - DSS: FY19 Family Caregiver and Project Care Grants and Non-Smart Start Child Care

 

Summary

ACTION:

1.   Recognize, receive and appropriate an increase of $34,338 in State funds from Centralina Council of Governments (COG) for the Family Caregiver Program

 

2.  Recognize, receive and appropriate an increase of $1,262 in State funds from the NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services

     (DAAS) for the Project Care Grant

 

3.  Recognize, receive and appropriate an increase of $255,033 in Federal funds from the Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) to be used for

     Child Care Program Administration

 

 

Staff Contact:                      Peggy Eagan, Director, Department of Social Services

 

 

Presentation:                           No                       

 

 

BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:

1.  Funding supports services for family members caring for individuals age 60 or older with Alzheimer’s disease or a related brain disorder, and grandparents or relative caregivers providing support for

     grandchildren.  Matching funds are not required.

 

2.  Project Care provides support for families caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease.  Services include referrals and information, individual care consultation, respite care, training, education, and

     community awareness.  Matching funds are not required. Mecklenburg County DSS is a regional site for NC DAAS.

 

3.  Mecklenburg County contracts with Child Care Resources, Inc. (CCRI) to provide administrative services for processing applications and determining eligibility for the Child Care Subsidy Program.

 

 

PROCUREMENT BACKGROUND:

N/A

 

POLICY IMPACT:

N/A

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

1.  An increase in General Fund (0001) State Revenue and associated expenses in the amount of $35,600.00

 

2.  An increase in the General Fund (0001) Federal Revenue and associated expenses in the amount of $255,033