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ACF-801 Online Help - Element 8

Published: September 19, 2012
Categories:
Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) Reporting
Topics:
ACF-801
Element #8
MONTH/YEAR CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE TO FAMILY STARTED

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 the Element 1 (Sample Month/Year of Report Period).

Field Size: 6

Format (MMYYYYYYYYMM): Numbers

Guidance: 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.