2021 Policy Directives

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Administrative Directives (ADM) notify local departments of social services, voluntary agencies, and other entities of new or revised policies, procedures, and forms or publications, which must be followed/used and require specific action. ADMs reference relevant state and federal statutes and regulations.

Informational Letters (INF) clarify or amplify existing policies and procedures for local departments of social services, voluntary agencies, and other entities. INFs may provide general educational information or informational resources, distribute a revised list of contacts, or announce new regulations and state and federal laws. An INF does not transmit new or revised policies, announce new programmatic mandates, or require actions.

Local Commissioners Memoranda (LCM) transmit information to commissioners of local departments of social services on specific topics. An LCM generally affects all local departments of social services statewide. Information transmitted by an LCM may include notification of funding, statewide audit results, or instructions pertaining to administrative procedures and related time frames. An LCM does not transmit new or revised policies or announce new programmatic mandates.


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Administrative Directives

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