2019 Policy Directives
Policy Directives are issued by OTDA to keep local social services districts (LSSD) and other interested parties informed about current program policy and procedures, and other significant information impacting OTDA programs.
Administrative Directives (ADM) are designed to advise local social services districts of policy and procedures, which must be followed in the administration of programs.
Information Letters (INF) include articles of general interest to local district staff, i.e. pamphlets or brochures, new or revised lists of contacts, transmittals of recently enacted Federal or State legislation, etc.
Local Commissioner Memoranda (LCM) transmit information directly to the local commissioners on very specific topics, such as notification of limited special funding available only to local districts, statewide audit results requiring corrective action, or instructions to follow new and existing program or administrative procedures.
Administrative Directives (ADM)
- 19-ADM-07 Implementation of Phase 1 of the NYDocSubmit Mobile Application
- 19-ADM-06 2019-2020 Flexible Fund for Family Services (FFFS)
- 19-ADM-05 Payment of Residential Services for Victims of Domestic Violence
- 19-ADM-04 Temporary Assistance Budgeting: 2019 Earned Income Disregard and Poverty Level Test
- 19-ADM-03 Homeless Services Plan and Outcome Reporting
- 19-ADM-02 Change Authorized by Chapter 275 of the Laws of the 2017 Regarding Financial Literacy Instruction
- 19-ADM-01 Changes to Conciliation and Sanction Procedures for Noncompliance with Temporary Assistance Employment Requirements in New York City
Information Letters (INF)
- 19-INF-05 Revision to the LDSS-5062A Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employability/ABAWD Code Desk Guide
- 19-INF-04 2019 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
- 19-INF-03 Change in Internal Revenue Service mileage Rates for 2019
- 19-INF-02 Temporary Housing Assistance (THA) for Sex Offenders – Updated Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Contact Lists
- 19-INF-01 Digest of Laws of 2018 Relating to Programs of the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
Local Commissioner Memoranda (LCM)
- 19-LCM-05 2019 New York State Summer Youth Employment Program Allocations
- 19-LCM-04 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Allocations FFY 2019
- 19-LCM-03 Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)
- 19-LCM-02 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training (SNAP E&T) Dependent Care Funding Requests for FFY 2018
- 19-LCM-01 2018-2019 Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Administrative Allocations and Program Allocations
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