Families eligible for child care assistance under the MFIP child care program are:
(1) MFIP participants who are employed or in job search and meet the requirements of section 119B.10;
(3) families who are participating in employment orientation or job search, or other employment or training activities that are included in an approved employability development plan under section 256J.95;
(4) MFIP families who are participating in work job search, job support, employment, or training activities as required in their employment plan, or in appeals, hearings, assessments, or orientations according to chapter 256J;
(5) MFIP families who are participating in social services activities under chapter 256J as required in their employment plan approved according to chapter 256J;
(6) families who are participating in services or activities that are included in an approved family stabilization plan under section 256J.575;
(8) families who are participating in the transition year extension under section 119B.011, subdivision 20a;
(9) student parents as defined under section 119B.011, subdivision 19b; and
(10) student parents who turn 21 years of age and who continue to meet the other requirements under section 119B.011, subdivision 19b. A student parent continues to be eligible until the student parent is approved for basic sliding fee child care assistance or until the student parent's redetermination, whichever comes first. At the student parent's redetermination, if the student parent was not approved for basic sliding fee child care assistance, a student parent's eligibility ends following a 15-day adverse action notice.
Counties may contract for administration of the program or may arrange for or contract for child care funds to be used by other appropriate programs, in accordance with this section and as permitted by federal law and regulations.
Counties shall maximize their federal reimbursement under federal reimbursement programs for money spent for persons eligible under this chapter. The commissioner shall allocate any federal earnings to the county to be used to expand child care services under this chapter.
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