Section 361.0 Scope

Section 361.0 Scope. This Part requires social services districts, subject to the appropriation of funds therefor, to establish and implement a case management system for eligible pregnant, parenting and at-risk adolescent public assistance recipients, and specifies the case management activities the social services districts are to perform. The purpose of the case management system is to help eligible adolescents to maintain and strengthen their family life and to attain or retain the capability for maximum self support and personal independence by assessing the adolescents' needs, providing the adolescents with information about and referrals to services and assistance providers which can help the adolescents meet their needs, and monitoring such referrals. These regulations are required by the Teenage Services Act, chapter 975 of the Laws of 1984.

Effective Date: 
Friday, July 29, 2011