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ACF-801 Online Help - Element 16

Family Size

Published: March 28, 2016
Categories:
Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) Reporting
Topics:
ACF-801

Definition

The total count of individuals in the eligible family that is used for determining eligibility.

Data Standards

Missing

Always required

Out of Range

1 - 99:

Internal Inconsistency

If Element #5 (Single Parent) = 9 (child is reported as Head of Household), then this Element must =1; If Element #5 (Single Parent) is not = 9, then this Element must be greater than or equal to the number of children receiving services + 1.

Field Size

2

Format (NN)

Number

Guidance

Report the two digit value indicating the number of individuals in the eligible family. Except for unusual circumstances, if Element #5 is “0” then Element #16 should be greater than or equal to the number of children receiving services +2. Except for unusual circumstances, if Element #5 is “1” then Element #16 should be greater than or equal to the number of children receiving services +1.

Note that a zero is used for a specific reason; for “unknown/not reported” use a blank or space.

Last Reviewed: April 8, 2016