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All County Letters, All County Information Notices & Legislation

The following All County Letters (ACLs) and All County Information Notices (ACINs) provide information about the Foster Care Ombudsman Office and about various programs and services relating to children and youth in foster care.

All County Letters
ACLs provide specific direction to California counties regarding court orders, changes in law, etc.

 
2000  
ACL 00-21 Foster Care Monthly Visits
ACL 00-58

California State Ombudsman for Foster Care

ACL 00-84

Applying Non-specific John H. Chaffee Foster Care Independence
Program Amendments to the Independent Living Program;
Allowable Expenditures for Emancipated Youth Stipends

2001  
ACL 01-30 Minors in Foster Care: Application for a Driver’s License
2002  
ACL 02-04 Transitional Housing Placement Program (THPP)
ACL 02-09

Adoptive Placements and Foster Family Home Licensing
Requirements

ACL 02-25

Supportive Transitional Emancipation Program (STEP)

ACL 02-29 Foster/Probation Youth Savings Exemption
ACL -02-53

Supportive Transitional Emancipation program: Transitional
Independent Living Plan

ACL 02-54 Rights of Children in Out-of-Home Placement (AB 899)
ACL 02-85

Assessment of Relatives and Non-Relative Extended Family
Members for Approval as Foster Care Providers; Appeal of
Disapproval

2003  
ACL 03-60 Regional Center Consumers
2004  
ACL 04-28

(& ACL 04-28E) Clarification of Foster Family Agency Placements
with Relatives and Non-related Extended Family Members*

ACL 04-49 Legislative Changes to Foster Care Programs
2005  
ACL 05-23

(& ACL 05-23E) Foster Parent Child Care Program

ACL 05-32 Foster Youth Proof of Dependency/Wardship Document
ACL 05-39

Extracurricular, Enrichment, and Social Activities for Foster
Children

2006  
ACL 06-02

Use of Occasional Short-term Babysitters by Foster
Caregivers/Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard

ACL 06-04 Minor Dependent Parents in Foster Care
2007  
ACL 07-13  (& ACL 07-13E) KinGAP Program enhancements
ACL 07-33 (& ACL 07-33E) Foster Youth Proof of Wardship Documentation
ACL 07-39

Temporary Placement of Foster Children with Relative or
Non-relative Extended Family Member (NREFM) in Emergency
Situation

2008  
ACL 08-51

Social Worker Responsibility to Educate Foster Children on Foster Youth Personal Rights

 

*An ACL number followed by “E” indicates an errata correction.

All-County Information Notices
ACINs disseminate less critical information to counties and other agencies.

1998  
ACIN I-40-98 Independent Living Program
2000  
ACIN I-04-00 Permanency Planning Mediation
ACIN I-117-00

Information Regarding Extended Medi-Cal Eligibility for
Former Foster Care Children 18 through 20 Years of Age

2001  
ACIN I-02-01 Self-Esteem with Respect to Foster Children
ACIN I-74-01

Transmittal of Lambda Report on Foster Youth (LGBT
Youth)

ACIN I-78-01

Court Orders Permitting Minors in Foster Care to Travel
Outside County limits

ACIN I-79-01

Permission for Foster Youth to Participate in School-sponsored Activities

ACIN I-93-01

Foster Care (AB 427/STEP/THPP/THPP-Plus)

2002  
ACIN I-61-02 Independent Living Program
2005  
ACIN I-01-05

Library Cards for Foster Youth

ACIN-05-05 Family Connections
2006  
ACIN I-90-06

2006 Chaptered Legislation Affecting Child Abuse Reporting,
Indian Children, Foster Youth, Foster Caregivers and Adoptions

2007  
ACIN I-08-07 Publication 129: Child Abuse and You
ACIN I-65-07 Kinship/Foster Care Emergency Fund
2008  
ACIN I-79-08 California State Ombudsman for Foster Care
2010  
ACIN 1-07-10 National Youth In Transition Database (NYTD)

Legislation
For a listing of legislation relating to children and youth in foster care in California from 1982 through 2005, click on Youth Transition Action Teams Initiative/New Ways to Work.