Department of Children, Youth, and Families
|Annual FTEs||General Fund State||Other Funds||Total Funds|
|(Dollars in Thousands)|
|Total Maintenance Changes||0.0||0||0||0|
|2019-21 Maintenance Level||4,389.2||1,811,986||1,134,491||2,946,477|
2019-21 Policy Other Changes
|Personal Protective Equipment||0.0||4,643||0||4,643|
|Child Care Underspend||0.0||(1,421)||0||(1,421)|
|Online Purchasing Savings||0.0||(1,381)||0||(1,381)|
|Seasonal Child Care Underspend||0.0||(1,250)||0||(1,250)|
|Early Intervention Underspend||0.0||(54)||0||(54)|
|Home Based Services Underspend||0.0||(1,013)||0||(1,013)|
|Facilitated Play Groups Underspend||0.0||(250)||0||(250)|
|Hiring Freeze Savings||0.0||(4,576)||(2,643)||(7,219)|
|Software and Support Reduction||0.0||(595)||0||(595)|
|Statements of Medical Necessity||0.50||77||76||153|
|Maintain Staffing Levels||0.0||1,148||0||1,148|
|Home Visiting Underspend||0.0||0||(123)||(123)|
|Virtual Training Platform||0.0||(500)||(769)||(1,269)|
|2019-21 Policy Other Changes Total||0.50||(15,575)||(3,459)||(19,034)|
2019-21 Policy Comp Changes
|Agency Savings in FY 2021||(4,338)||(2,509)||(6,847)|
|General Wage Increase Savings||(858)||(408)||(1,266)|
|2019-21 Policy Comp Changes Total||0.0||(5,196)||(2,917)||(8,113)|
|Total Policy Changes||0.50||(20,771)||(6,376)||(27,147)|
|2019-21 Policy Level||4,389.7||1,791,215||1,128,115||2,919,330|
Mandatory Caseload Adjustments
Funding is adjusted to reflect forecasted caseload for the Juvenile Rehabilitation program based on the November 2020 caseload forecast.
Child Care Federal Correction
Federal funding is avialable for the child care rate increase that took effect on July 1, 2020.
Child Care Tech Correction
Funding for the child welfare portion of the July 2020 child care rate increase was inadvertently added to the early learning budget within DCYF. The funding is transferred to the child welfare budget within DCYF, resulting in a net zero impact.
Foster Care Forecast Adjustment
Funding is adjusted for the foster care program based on the November 2020 forecast costs.
Adoption Forecast Adjustment
Funding is adjusted for the adoption support program based on the November 2020 forecast costs.
BRS Forecast Adjustment
Funding is adjusted for the Behavioral Rehabilitation Services (BRS) forecast costs based on the November 2020 forecast.
Visitation Forecast Adjustment
Funding is adjusted for the court-ordered visitation services forecast costs based on the November 2020 forecast.
Extended FC Forecast Adjustment
Funding is adjusted for the extended foster care program based on the November 2020 forecast costs.
WCCC Forecast Adjustment
Funding is adjusted for the Working Connections Child Care program based on the November 2020 forecast costs.
TR Forecast Adjustment
Funding is adjusted for susidized child care tiered reimbursement payments based on the November 2020 forecast costs.
QI Awards Forecast Adjustment
Funding is adjusted for quality improvement awards based on the November 2020 forecast costs.
ESIT Forecast Adjustment
Funding is adjusted for Early Supports for Infants and Toddlers awards based on the November 2020 forecast costs.
Food and Medical Inflation
Food and medical inflation are not included in the marginal rate used to calculate caseload adjustments. Funding is provided for inflationary increases in these areas.
F-Map Fund Balance
During the national public health emergency, the Federal Medical Assistance Percentage match rate was increased by 6.2 percent. Increased federal funding is utilized to offset state spending.
Covers the increase costs for insurance premiums of state-owned buildings and property values at leased-space facilities.
Self Insurance Premium Fund Source
Offsets federal funding assumed in the central service model that cannot be claimed for self-insurance premiums.
FCP Technical Correction
HB 2525 (Family Connections Program) was signed into law March 18, 2021. The funding for the two-year pilot was inadvertently vetoed.
Policies funded through unanticipated receipts for increased federal funds will result in reduced state funding in the Working Connections Child Care forecast for SFY 2021.
Veto Technical Correction
A technicial correction is made to align the Governor's partial veto in ESSB 6168 (2020 Operating Budget -Supplemental) for the ECEAP rate increase with the budgeting system. This step is one-time; the ongoing reduction was addressed in the budget system as a carry-forward level step to the 2021-23 biennial budget.
Travel reimbursement costs are reduced for providers, foster parents, and staff who are working from home and receiving virtual staff services and trainings. (General Fund - State)
Personal Protective Equipment
Personal protective equipment is necessary for the occupational safety of individuals working in-person with children, youth and families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding is provided to procure PPE for staff working in juvenile rehabilitation facilities, transporting children and youth, providing child welfare services, and licensing child care providers. Funding is also provided for PPE to support child care and congregate care facilities. (General Fund - State)
The enacted budget provided funding for one-time enhanced behavioral rehabilitation services (BRS). Due to vendor changes and challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the contract has not been awarded. (General Fund - State)
Child Care Underspend
A decrease in screened-in allegations of child abuse and neglect has resulted in reduced child care payments for families receiving child protective services. (General Fund - State)
Online Purchasing Savings
In January 2021, the department will transition to online purchases of concrete goods. This change eliminates the five percent administration rate to providers and results in more competitive prices. This step also takes into account a reduction in the purchase of concrete goods in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (General Fund - State)
Seasonal Child Care Underspend
The Seasonal Child Care program appropriation is updated to account for the average underspend in the last two fiscal years. (General Fund - State)
Early Intervention Underspend
This underspend is identified in early intervention services because the vendor did not renew the contract for state fiscal year 2021. (General Fund - State)
Home Based Services Underspend
A decrease in screened-in allegations of child abuse and neglect has resulted in a reduction of Family Assessment Response referrals for in-home prevention services to families. (General Fund - State)
Facilitated Play Groups Underspend
Facilitated play groups in community services offices across the state have been cancelled due to the pandemic. (General Fund - State)
Hiring Freeze Savings
Agency savings were achieved by implementing the governor’s directive to freeze non-essential hiring. (General Fund - Federal, General Fund - State, General Fund - Family Support/Child Welfare)
Agency savings were achieved by implementing the governor’s directive to freeze personal services contracts. (General Fund - State)
Software and Support Reduction
The department has reduced expenditures for information technology software and support. (General Fund - State)
Statements of Medical Necessity
Medical reviews and assessments of medical necessity for behavioral rehabilitation services are required for federal reimbursement. The vendor providing the service did not renew the contract for state fiscal year 2021. Additional resources, including one FTE, are required for the department to temporarily absorb this workload. (General Fund - Medicaid Federal, General Fund - Local CRC Oregon, General Fund - State, other funds)
Maintain Staffing Levels
Funding and FTE staff are provided to maintain necessary staffing levels at Juvenile Rehabilitation facilities independent from fluctuating caseloads related to COVID-19 impacts. (General Fund - State)
Scholarship requests for early childhood education certificates, associate degrees and bachelor degrees have decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in this underspend. (General Fund - State)
Home Visiting Underspend
There is an underspend in home visiting due to less travel during the COVID-19 pandemic. (General Fund - State, Home Visiting Services Account - State)
Virtual Training Platform
The training for new social workers is a multi-week, in-person training. Many of these trainings have been developed to accommodate virtual learning. This change results in savings from travel, lodging and per diem costs. (General Fund - Social Service Federal Block Grants, General Fund - Family Support/Child Welfare, General Fund - soc Svc Fed Blk Grants, other funds)
Agency Savings in FY 2021
Agency savings were achieved by implementing the governor's directive to furlough staff. (General Fund - Private/Local, Education Legacy Trust Account - State, General Fund - Local, other funds)
General Wage Increase Savings
Agency savings were achieved by implementing the governor's directive to withhold the general wage increase scheduled for July 1, 2020. (Education Legacy Trust Account - State, General Fund - Private/Local, General Fund - Local, other funds)