Standards for Contracted Emergency Shelters, Standards for Runaway Shelters  

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    DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

    Family Safety and Preservation Program

    RULE NOS.:RULE TITLES:

    65C-14.117Standards for Contracted Emergency Shelters

    65C-14.118Standards for Runaway Shelters

    NOTICE OF CHANGE

    Notice is hereby given that the following changes have been made to the proposed rule in accordance with subparagraph 120.54(3)(d)1., F.S., published in Vol. 43 No. 180, September 18, 2017 issue of the Florida Administrative Register.

    65C-14.117 Standards for Contracted Emergency Shelters.

    (1) The director of An authorized representative from each emergency shelter shall sign the “Civil Rights Certificate,” CF 707, October 2005, incorporated by reference and available at http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-XXX.

    (2) through (6) No change.

    (7) A contracted emergency shelter staff member shall discuss program goals, available services and rules governing conduct with each resident upon admission to the shelter. This discussion must be documented by the facility employee on a form developed by each facility. The employee and resident must sign the completed form. This requirement does not apply to resident contracted emergency shelters which serve infants or children who are not capable of understanding due to a disability or stage of cognitive development.

    (8) No change.

    (9) All contracted emergency shelters shall cooperate with the Department’s counselors who place clients in a contracted shelter program by enrolling the children in school or by providing an educational component in the shelter, in accordance with federal, state, and local requirements and the local school system’s policies and procedures.

    (10) All contracted emergency shelters shall have on the premises individual records which contain the placing counselor’s name, the child’s name and home address, the date of the placement, the reason for placement, and any significant medical history.

     

    65C-14.118 Standards for Runaway Shelters.

    (1) The director of An authorized representative from each runaway shelter shall sign the “Civil Rights Certificate,” CF 707, October 2005, incorporated by reference and available at http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-XXX.

    (2) through (8) No change.

    Rulemaking Authority 409.175(5)(a), 409.441, F.S. Law Implemented 409.175, 409.441, F.S. History–New_____.

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Related Rules: (2)
65C-14.117.
65C-14.118.