65C-44.006. Extension of Guardianship Assistance Agreement  

Effective on Tuesday, July 23, 2019
  • 1(1) Families shall be notified of the Extension of Guardianship Assistance Payment when they are entering into an agreement for a child who has attained 16 or 17 years of age.

    32(2) The initial agreement shall notate that the caregiver intends to opt into the Extension of Guardianship Assistance Program.

    51(3) The “Extension of Guardianship Assistance Agreement Between the Department of Children and Families, Young Adult and Guardians Regarding Payments and Services,” CF-FSP 5434, June 2019, incorporated by reference and available at 84http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10806, 86shall be executed prior to the child’s 18th birthday.

    95(4) The young adult must meet the eligibility criteria as stated in section 39.6225, F.S.

    110(5) Extension of Guardianship Assistance Payments may be made until the young adult reaches 21 years of age, if the young adult is determined to meet eligibility criteria during the annual redetermination periods.

    143Rulemaking Authority 39.6225(11) FS. Law Implemented 39.6225 FS. History–New 7-23-19.