County Director Letters

This page contains Dear County Director Letters that have been issued by the Division of Social Services. We have provided links below to view letters issued by other divisions. Our current year Dear county Director Letters are categorized by the section that issued the letter. A detailed description of what programs are covered by which section is provided below. Letters for previous years are listed by the year in the archive.

Section Name Programs Covered
Budget Operations Fiscal Management
Child Support Enforcement  Child Support Enforcement
DSS Director Office Covers all programs. Letters posted here are letters that have been issued by the Directors Office.
Family Support Child Welfare Child Welfare, Work First Family Assistance (Until Oct. 1, 2008)
Economic Services  Food and Nutrition Services, Energy Assistance, Crisis Intervention, Refugee Assistance, Work First Family Assistance (After Oct. 1, 2008)
Performance Management/Reporting and Evaluation Management Performance Management/Reporting and Evaluation Management, Information Systems Support, Information Support, Quality Assurance

 

Budget Operations

Budget Operations

Date Letter Number Subject
2/5/2020 BG-01-2020 Local Business Liaison/Fiscal Monitoring County Assignments
Attachment - LBL County Assignments
3/25/2020

BG-02-2020

County Budget Estimates, SFY 2020-21

3/31/2020 BG-03-2020 Work First Block Grant/TANF Maintenance of Effort
4/8/2020 BG-04-2020 County DSS MOE/CPS IV-E/Automation Request Certification Fiscal Year 2019-20
5/4/2020 BG-05-2020 Local Business Liaison County Assignments
Attachment - Local Business Liaison County Assignments
5/6/2020 BG-07-2020 Sub-Recipient Self-Assessment of Internal Control Controls and Risk
5/13/2020 BG-06-2020 SFY 2018-2019 Child Welfare Funding Survey
6/15/2020 BG-08-2020 Federal CARES Act Funding - Immediate Action Required
Attachment 1 - COVID Foster Care Stipend Form
Attachment 2 - COVID LINKS Reimbursement Form
7/14/2020 BG-09-2020

FEDERAL CARES ACT FUNDING – APS/CPS Essential Worker Additional Costs – Guidance and Clarification - Immediate Action Required
Attachment - APS/CPS County Funding Detail

7/16/2020 BG-09-2020 FEDERAL CARES ACT FUNDING – UPDATED APS/CPS Essential Worker Additional Costs – Guidance and Clarification - Immediate Action Required
Attachment - APS/CPS County Funding Detail
8/28/2020 BG-10-2020 FEDERAL CARES ACT FUNDING - UPDATED WITH ADDITIONAL APPROVED EXPENDITURES - APS/CPS Essential Worker Additional Costs Addendum – Guidance and Clarification - Immediate Action Required
9/16/2020 BG-11-2020 FEDERAL CARES ACT FUNDING UPDATED GUIDANCE: This DCDL updates the previously issued July 14, July 16, August 28, 2020 DCDL’s. - Immediate Action Required
11/1/2020 EFS-WF-13-2020 Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, and Veteran’s Benefits Cost-of-Living Adjustment - Action Needed

 

Child Support Services Child Welfare Services

Child Welfare Services

Date Letter Number Subject
01/04/2021 CWS-30-2020 Update 3 Intake Maltreatment and SAI Data Survey - Immediate Action Required
DSS Director's Office

DSS Director's Office

Date Letter Number Subject
5/8/2020 DIR-01-2020 County MOU Agreements - Information Only
5/13/2020 DIR-02-2020 P-EBT Follow-up to 100 County Call
5/22/2020 DIR-03-2020 P-EBT Update
Attachment - Timeline of P-EBT Implementation
6/10/2020 DIR-04-2020 P-EBT Updates and Reminders
9/3/2020 DIR-05-2020 County Administration Claims System
10/26/2020 DIR-06-2020 Ryan’ Law Dashboard Pilot
Attachment - Performance Measures Currently Included on Rylan’s Law Dashboard

 

Economic Services

Economic Services

Date Letter Number Subject
01/05/2021 EFS-FNSEP-01-2021 2021 FNS Application Time Standards Chart - Information Only
Attachment - 2021 FNS Application Time Standards Chart
01/05/2021 EFS-FNSEP-02-2021 January 2021 Automated Supplements for active FNS households - For Information
01/05/2021 EFS-FNSEP-03-2021 Suspended H and I Controlled Substance Felons Assessments during COVID-19 Pandemic (effective through February 28, 2021) and Extend Sanction Dates - Information and Action Required
01/13/2021 EFS-FNSEP-04-2021 Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) Processing Timeframe - Information & Action
1/13/2021 EFS-FNSEP-05-2021 Temporary Census Employment Income - Information Only
1/15/2021 EFS-WF-01-2021 Work First Cash Assistance Sactions (Amended) - Action Needed
1/19/2021 EFS-FNSEP-06-2021 Reference Chart of Unemployment Insurance Benefit (UIB) Types - Information Only
Attachment - Unemployment Insurance Benefit (UIB) Types and Codes
1/21/2021 EFS-FNSEP-07-2021 Reallocation of Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) and Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) funds - Time Sensitive & Reponse Required
Attachment - CIP & LIEAP Reallocation Survey
1/25/2021 EFS-FNSEP-08-2021 Suspended H and I Controlled Substance Felons Assessments during COVID-19 Pandemic (effective through March 31, 2021) and Extend Sanction Dates - Information & Action Required
Performance Management

Performance Management

Date Letter Number Subject
2/7/2020 PM-REM-01-2020 Upcoming Webinar - Performance Measures Review of Available HB630 Reports in CSDW: Adult Services, Child Support, Energy, FNS & Work First
11/12/2020 PM-REM-02-2020 County Holiday Schedule
Attachment - County Holiday Schedule Form
     
     
     
     
     

 

Program Compliance Operational Support Team

Operational Support Team

Date Letter Number Subject
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

Economic Benefits Policy Governance Board

Economic Benefits Policy Governance Board

Date Letter Number Subject
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

NCFAST

NCFAST

Date Letter Number Subject
September 21, 2020 NCFAST-20-0107 Clarification of NC FAST Access Control Report