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ACF-801 Online Help - Element 8

Month/Year Child Care Assistance to the Family Started

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

Definition

The numbers for the month and year child care assistance started for the family receiving assistance.

Data Standards

Missing

Always required

Out of Range

Format YYYYMM:
1970 <= YYYY <= current year
01 <= MM <= 12

Internal Inconsistency

This field must be earlier than or equal to the date entered in Element #1 (Month/Year of Report Period).

Field Size

6

Format (YYYYMM)

Numbers

Guidance

Report the month and year child care assistance started for the family. If there was a short interruption of up to three months in child care assistance (for reasons such as a vacation or illness) enter the original month/year the assistance started, rather than when the assistance resumed.

Last Reviewed: April 8, 2016