Enrollments

Weekly Email 12/4/20
• Effective immediately, ODJFS is reinstating the use of Provisional Enrollments. A few things to
remember about these enrollments:
o Provisional enrollments can only be used for Employment or Program to Reduce Barriers
eligibility categories
o Provisional agreement (found on the Portal) is signed and dated by the young adult and
Liaison and, if approved, by ODJFS
o Within 30 days of VPA date, young adults must submit documentation showing they met
eligibility criteria
This documentation showing the young adult has met eligibility must be submitted to
ODJFS (Nashawn.lariviere@jfs.ohio.gov) by the date indicated on the provisional agreement
o ODJFS is tracking Provisional Enrollments
o If young adult did not meet eligibility criteria, Liaison must issue a Notice of
Ineligibility (NOI) with an effective date dated back to enrollment date
o If young adult has been enrolled provisionally and their eligibility criteria changes
before the provisional period has ended, you must contact/notify ODJFS
o Provisional Enrollment can only be used one time per young adult
o Ensure that the young adult has not been employed or participating in a program
for more than 30 days. If so, they do not qualify for provisional enrollment

Weekly Email 11/13/20
• Please remember that we should not be contacting a young adult still in PCSA/IV-E Court/DYS
custody without obtaining permission first. Once you have reached out to their worker and received
permission to contact the young person, simply enter it into an activity log.

Weekly Email 8/20/20
• Applications are looking much better and are coming in quickly, but still having some declined for
rework. Please take the time to review all documentation for completeness; signatures, dates,
ensuring it is legible, eligibility documentation is "official", etc. Many are being routed to ODJFS
without being reviewed by Supervisors first. An extra set of eyes could save a lot of time for everyone
involved.

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