Eligibility For Family Support Services
(1)A parent, guardian, or former foster child may be eligible for family support services if the requirements of one of the following subsections are met:
(a)A parent or guardian requests out-of-home placement of a child due solely to the emotional, behavioral, or mental disorder or developmental or physical disability of the child, as described in OAR 413-020-0060 (Purpose) to 413-020-0090 (Termination of Voluntary Agreement).
(b)A parent or guardian requests that the Department take temporary custody of a child due to conditions described in OAR 413-020-0005 (Purpose) to 413-020-0050 (Termination of Voluntary Agreement).
(c)A former foster child eligible to receive Independent Living Program (ILP) services requests those services.
(d)A parent or guardian requests post adoption or post legal guardianship services in connection with an adoption or legal guardianship that occurred through the Department.
(e)A parent or guardian requests assistance with a child in the home, and all of the following paragraphs apply:
(A)Other community resources have been utilized and determined to be ineffective.
(B)Members of the extended family and other responsible adults who are well known to the child have been explored or utilized and determined to be unsafe, unavailable, unwilling, or ineffective as support for the family.
(C)The parent or guardian is temporarily or will be temporarily unable to fulfill parental responsibilities due to a diagnosed medical or mental health condition.
(D)The inability of the parent or guardian to fulfill parental responsibilities is temporary and immediate; and will be alleviated with short term services or short term services will transition the family to community services.
(E)A Child Welfare program manager approves the request for voluntary services.
(2)Service eligibility requires the full and ongoing cooperation of the parent, guardian, or former foster child in:
(a)The determination of need;
(b)The preparation of the family support services case plan; and
(c)The monitoring of the family support services case plan.
(3)If the Department determines that funds for family support services are unavailable, the Department will not provide services for those who are eligible for services under subsection (1)(e) of this rule.
(4)The Department must provide family support services when a court has ordered the Department to provide services to a pre-adjudicated delinquent.
Rule 413-030-0006 — Eligibility For Family Support Services,