(1)The purpose of OAR 413-070-0900 (Purpose) to 413-070-0974 (Review, Adjustment, Suspension, Expiration, and Termination of Guardianship Assistance) is to describe Department criteria for eligibility and receipt of guardianship assistance for:
(a)A child in the care or custody of the Department or a participating tribe;
(b)A young adult on whose behalf an initial guardianship assistance agreement was entered into when the young adult was a child of age 16 or 17;
(c)A young adult who qualifies for disability services and on whose behalf an initial guardianship assistance agreement was entered into when the young adult was a child;
(d)A subsequent legal guardianship of a child in the care of a successor legal guardian as described in OAR 413-070-0925 (Guardianship Assistance Eligibility for Potential Guardian and Successor Legal Guardian); or
(e)A child whose eligibility was determined by the Director of the Department pursuant to OAR 413-070-0917 (Eligibility for Guardianship Assistance)(5).
(2)Guardianship assistance for a child or young adult placed for guardianship in Oregon by a public child welfare agency other than the Department is not the responsibility of the state of Oregon.
Rule 413-070-0900 — Purpose,