New Special Needs Rates to go into Effect
Effective July 1st, 2018, all previously approved Special Needs Rates will be Discontinued.

All providers with qualifying children will need to reapply for the new Special Needs Rate by completing the Matrix. Your new approved rate will be valid until June 30, 2019, as long as the child remains in care and the IEP/IFSP is current. You will be required to reapply annually--by June 15th--to continue to receive the Special Needs Rate for the following fiscal year. Quality checks performed by ELC staff may occur on site periodically to verify service delivery. For clarifications, please see the draft of the revised policy to be approved by the ELC Board on July 26, 2018.
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