Department for Community Based Services

Standards of Practice Online Manual

4.10.3 Emergency Shelter Resource Home

Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Department for Community Based Services
Division of Protection and Permanency
Standards of Practice Online Manual
Chapter:
Chapter 4-Out of Home Care Services (OOHC)
Effective:
12/3/2010
Section:
4.10.3 Emergency Shelter Resource Home
Version:
1

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Legal Authority/Introduction

LEGAL AUTHORITY:

Practice Guidance

The SSW: 

  • May place a child age twelve (12) or older in an approved DCBS emergency shelter resource home, when the child needs an immediate placement for less than thirty (30) calendar days;
  • May request approval from the SRA or designee for a placement extension of no more than thirty (30) additional calendar days; or for placement of a child under age twelve (12) in a DCBS emergency shelter resource home, for no longer than thirty (30) calendar days.

 

 

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