(1)“Administrator” means the Administrator of the Child Care and Development Fund for the Department of Education, Early Learning Division.
(2)“Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program” means a program that provides services to the eligible child whose parent(s) is in a program for the treatment of alcohol or drug/substance abuse.
(3)“CCDF” means federal Child Care and Development Fund which is the federal funding awarded to the Department of Education under the Child Care and Development Block Grant.
(4)“CCDF Grant Plan” means the Oregon Plan approved by the Department of Health and Human Services for child care and related programs funded by the Block Grant.
(5)“CCR&R” means Child Care Resource and Referral Agency.
(6)“Department” means the State of Oregon. Department of Education, which is the lead agency for the Child Care and Development Fund.
(7)“Early Learning Division” is the division of the Department that administers funding and contracts under the federal Child Care and Development Fund.
(8)“Early Learning Hub” means the local coordinating body for early learning services contracted by the Early Learning Division.
(9)“Employment Related Day Care” means the program administered by the Department of Human Services that provides child care services to low-income working families.
(10)“Office of Child Care” means a unit of the Early Learning Division that regulates child care facilities and provides contract administration services to low-income working families.
(11)“Parent” means parent, custodian or guardian who exercises care and custody of a child.
(12)“Program” means community or school-based teen parent education program, or licensed women-specific alcohol and drug treatment program.
(13)“Provider” means a person or program responsible for direct child care, supervision of children, and guidance of children in approved child care setting.
(14)“Special Needs Child” means a child under the age of 18 who requires a level of care over and above the norm for his/her age due to a physical, developmental, behavioral, mental or medical disability.
(15)“Special Populations” means families considered:
(a)To be at high risk of instability;
(b)Have high needs for child care services;
(c)Have very low incomes; and
(d)Are not eligible for child care subsidy from the Department of Human Services under either the Employment Related Day Care or TANF JOBS programs.
(16)“TANF JOBS program recipient” means a family receiving services through the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program administered by the Department of Human Services and is receiving child care services under the Jobs Opportunity and Basic Skills (JOBS) program.
(17)“Teen Parent” means a parenting or pregnant adolescent age 21 and under who is attending high school or participating in an approved high school completion program.
Rule 414-150-0055 — Definitions,