Essensa NYC has entered into contract with Essensa which enables providers to use Essensa when purchasing certain goods and services. Membership in Essensa can mean savings on eco-friendly goods and services. For more information on Essensa products and how to become a member, please click on this link.
Resources for Special Medical Needs Children Parenting a child with special medical needs requires patience, planning, information and resources. This video of a father of a medically fragile child offers links to important resources, and suggestions on meeting your child’s special needs.
Bridges to Health Bridges to Health (B2H) is a Medicaid Waiver Program that provides supportive, wrap around and after care services to children, youth and adolescents, their birth, foster and adoptive parents and siblings in the home in their communities.
Resources and Information for Families This is an online directory of information and resources that will help meet the various needs of families receiving services through ACS or our provider agencies.
Education Resources Provide CPS staff and our partner agencies access to information that helps you in meeting the educational needs of the children we serve.
Consulate Guide This is a technical assistance guide on how to access documents, including foreign birth certificates and passports from the top ten consulates from which most requests for birth certificates and other documentation are made part of the SIJS process.
Summary of Policies and Procedures The Summary of Policies and Procedures Newsletter contains a complete list and brief description of policies, procedures and memorandums issued by the ACS Policy and Procedures Unit. (Files in PDF)
The objective is to increase the employment opportunities for youth in foster care and for those transitioning out of foster care by improving the connections and collaborations between foster care providers and community-based workforce development providers. Enclosed is a resource directory of youth servicing agencies that are within NYCETC network of workforce development providers.
The Special Payment Processing Template is a billing application that allows for the direct electronic submission of foster care special payment invoices to ACS. The Guide provides instructions on how to access the application and create and submit special payment invoices (work items) directly to ACS Payment Services.
Accelerator Financials is a system that standardizes financial processes for Health and Human Services (HHS) contracts across all participating agencies. The attached instructions include budget, payment and invoicing modules to be used in conjunction with the Accelerator Financials system.
Child Welfare Fiscal Manual
The Child Welfare Fiscal Manual is an online resource for Preventive and Foster Care provider agencies regarding topics including but not limited to budget, payment, financial records, reporting, invoicing, allowable use of funds, cost allocation plans and audits. Please refer to this website for the most current version of the Child Welfare Fiscal Manual.
FISCAL MANUAL and NUMBERED MEMORANDUMS Click on the link below for online access to the draft EarlyLearn NYC Fiscal Manual and Numbered Memorandums. Updates to the draft manual and Numbered Memorandums will be posted periodically.
AUDIT GUIDELINES, INFORMATON MEMORANDUMS and INSURANCE INFORMATION Please also use the link below to access EarlyLearn NYC Audit Guidelines, Information Memorandums and Insurance Information.
Refer to this webpage for the most current versions of EarlyLearn documents.
NUMBERED MEMORANDUMS Click on the link below for online access to the Discretionary Provider Numbered Memorandums. Updates to the Numbered Memorandums will be posted periodically.
DISCRETIONARY AUDIT GUIDELINES, INFORMATON MEMORANDUMS and INSURANCE INFORMATION Please also use the link below to access Discretionary Provider Audit Guidelines, Information Memorandums and Insurance Information.
Refer to this webpage for the most current versions of Discretionary Provider documents.
The Close to Home Non Secure Placement (NSP) Fiscal Manual is a reference tool for provider agencies. Topics include but are not limited to: budget, payment, reporting, financial management, and audit. Please refer to this website for the most current version of the Fiscal Manual.
The Community Partnership Program Fiscal Manual is an online resource for Community Partnership Program provider agencies. The Fiscal Manual includes but is not limited to the following topics: budget, payment, fiscal records, reporting, invoicing, allowable use of funds, cost allocation plans and audits. Please refer to this website for the most current version of the Community Partnership Program Fiscal Manual.