Important Message for Recipients Receiving SSP Benefits - April Payment Date Change for Direct Deposit

State Supplement Program (SSP) benefit direct deposit payments for April 2017 will be directly deposited on March 27, 2017. Paper checks are scheduled to arrive on or about March 31, 2017. This direct deposit payment schedule change is necessary to complete State Fiscal Year 2016-2017 closeout activities. This does not change the payment schedule for federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or any other benefits issued by the U.S. Social Security Administration. Please call the SSP Customer Support Center at 1-855-488-0541 between 8:30 am and 4:45 pm Monday through Friday if you have any questions.

Mensaje Importante para los Beneficiarios de Subsidios SSP – Cambio de Fecha del Pago de Abril de Depósito Directo

Last updated: March 17, 2017 at 10:00 AM

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A

  • AABD - Aid to Aged, Blind or Disabled (replaced by SSI)
  • AASD - American Association of SNAP Directors
  • ABAWD - Able Bodied Adults without Dependents
  • ABEL - Automated Budgeting and Eligibility Logic
  • ABH - Agency Boarding Home
  • ABO - Authorities Budget Office
  • ACA - Affordable Care Act
  • AC - Alternate Certifiers
  • ACD - Agency for Child Development (NYC)
  • ACE - Association of Community Employment Programs for the Homeless
  • ACF - Adjudicated Claims File
  • ACF - Administration for Children and Families (Federal)
  • ACF - Authorization Change Forms
  • ACH - Automated Clearing House
  • ACME - Automated Case Management Evaluation
  • ACS - Administration for Children’s Services (NYC)
  • ACS - Automated Claiming System
  • ACS - American Communities Survey
  • ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act
  • ADH - Administrative Disqualification Hearing
  • ADJ - Adjudicated Claim Fiche
  • ADM - Administrative Directive Memo
  • AE - Agency Error
  • AFA - Anticipated Future Action
  • AFCARS - Adoption & Foster Care Analysis and Reporting
  • AFI - Adjusted Family Income
  • AFIS - Automated Finger Imaging System
  • AFF - American FactFinder
  • AG - (NYS) Attorney General
  • AGI - Adjusted Gross Income
  • AIDS - Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
  • ALE - Adult Literacy Education
  • ALEC - Awaiting Local Error Correction
  • ALJ - Administrative Law Judge
  • AMI - Area Median Income
  • AMR - Automated Mass Rebudgeting
  • AMW - Average Monthly Wage
  • ANSI - American National Standards Institute
  • AOBH - Agency Operated Boarding Home
  • AP - Absent Parent
  • AP - Adult Protective
  • APD - Advanced Planning Document
  • APHSA - American Public Human Services Association
  • AppReg - Application Registration
  • APRRS - Absent Parent Resource Reporting System
  • APP-TAD - Application Turnaround Document
  • APTD - Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled
  • A&QI - Bureau of Audit and Quality Improvement (formerly A&QC)
  • A/R - Applicant/Recipient
  • AREERA - Agricultural Research, Extension and Education Reform Act
  • ASAW - Additional Special Agricultural Worker
  • ASCU - Automated Support Collections Unit
  • ASFA - Adoption and Safe Families Act (Federal legislation)
  • ASSETS - Automated Statewide Support Enforcement and Tracking System
  • ATC - Automated TimeCard System
  • ATM - Automated Teller Machine

B

  • BASIC - Basic or Personal Allowance
  • BBM - Bureau of Budget Management (OTDA)
  • BBRA - Balanced Budget Refinement Act
  • BBCE - Broad Based Categorical Eligibility
  • BCM - Bureau of Contract Management (OTDA)
  • BEDS - Back End Detection System
  • BENDEX - Beneficiary Data Exchange
  • BHR - Bureau of Human Resources (OTDA)
  • BFS - Bureau of Financial Services (OTDA)
  • BG - Block Grant
  • BHSS - Bureau of Housing and Support Services
  • BICS - Benefit Issuance and Control System
  • BILT - Building Independence for the Long Term
  • BMS - Bureau of Management Services (OTDA)
  • BOCES - Boards of Cooperative Educational Services
  • BPR - BICS Production Requests
  • BRIA - Bureau of Refugee and Immigrant Assistance
  • BRO - Buffalo Regional Office
  • BSC- Business Service Center
  • BSE - Bureau of State Expenditures (State)
  • BSPP - BICS Services Payment Processing
  • BT - Bureau of Training

C

  • CAA - Community Action Agency
  • CAC - Cooling Assistance Component
  • CAH - Care At Home
  • CAHWP - Care At Home Waiver Program
  • CAMS - Cash Management Subsystem
  • CAN - Case Number
  • CAP - Child Assistance Program
  • CAP - Corrective Action Plan
  • CAP - Cost Allocation Plan
  • CAPER - Case and Processing Error Rate
  • CASAC - Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor
  • CASE - Case Type
  • CASE NO - Case Number
  • CASSPP - Comprehensive Annual Social Services Program Plan
  • CBIC - Common Benefits Identification Card
  • CBO - Community Based Organization
  • CBVH - Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped
  • CCA - Consumer Credit Agencies
  • CCBG - Child Care Block Grant
  • CCDF - Child Care Development Fund
  • CCF - Congregate Care Facility
  • CCFS - Child Care Facility System
  • CCPA - Federal Consumer Credit Protection Act
  • CCRS - Child Care Reporting System
  • CCWB - Center for Child Well-Being
  • CDR - Claims Detail Report
  • CE - Consultative Exam
  • CE - Categorical Eligibility Indicator
  • CEES - Center for Employment and Economic Supports
  • CFCIP - Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
  • CFDA - Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
  • CFR - Code of Federal Regulations
  • CFY - City Fiscal Year (NYC)
  • CG - Cash Grant
  • CHAP - Child Health Assurance Program (Child Health Plus)
  • CHCEP - Catastrophic Health Care Expense Program
  • CHEP - Cuban/Haitian Entrant Program
  • CHIP - Children’s Health Insurance Program
  • CHP - Child Health Plus
  • CIAB - Connections in a Box
  • CIN - Client Identification Number
  • CIO - Chief Information Officer
  • CIU - Contract Implementation Unit
  • C/M - Case Month
  • CMCM - Comprehensive Medicaid Case Management
  • CMS - Caseload Management System
  • CMS - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Federal)
  • CMU - Case Management Unit also Contract Monitoring Unit
  • CNS - Client Notice System
  • COB - Close of Business
  • COCAP - Central Office Cost Allocation Plan
  • COFCCA - Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies
  • COH - Committee on the Handicapped (now known as CSE)
  • COLA - Cost of Living Adjustment, also Cost of Living Allowance
  • COLD - Computer Output to Laser Disk
  • COPS - Certificates of Participation
  • COPS - Community Optional Preventive Services
  • CORe - Community, Opportunity and Reinvestment
  • CP - Custodial Parent
  • CPS - Child Protective Services
  • CR - Community Residence
  • CSC - Customer Support Center
  • CSE - Child Support Enforcement program
  • CSE - Committee on Special Education (formerly COH)
  • CSEU - Child Support Enforcement Unit
  • CSH - Child Support Helpline
  • CSHL - Child Support Helpline
  • CSMS - Child Support Management System
  • CSP - Consolidated Services Plan
  • CSPC - Child Support Processing Center
  • CSPIA - Child Support Performance and Incentive Act
  • CSR- Case Supervisory Review
  • CSS - Center for Specialized Services
  • CSSA - Child Support Standards Act
  • CST - Community Solutions for Transportation
  • C/THP - Child/Teen Health Plan
  • CU - Certification Unit
  • CW - Child Welfare
  • CWEP - Community Work Experience Program
  • CWFC - Child Welfare Foster Care
  • CWS - Child Welfare Services
  • CY - Calendar Year

D

  • D/A - Drug/Alcohol
  • DAAD - Daily Account Activity Detail
  • DAB - Department of Health and Human Services Appeals Board
  • DAI - Disability Accommodation Indicator
  • DAM - Data Access Module
  • DAP - Disability Advocacy Program
  • DAR - Daily Activity Report
  • DC - Dependent Children
  • DCA - Disqualification Consent Agreement
  • DCC - Day Care Center
  • DCJS - Department of Criminal Justice Services
  • DCL - Dear Colleague Letter
  • DDD - Division of Disability Determination (OTDA)
  • DDRO - Developmental Disabilities Regional Office
  • DEFRA - Deficit Reduction Act
  • DFA - Department of Family Assistance (State)
  • DFR - District of Fiscal Responsibility
  • DFY - Division for Youth (prior to consolidation with OCFS)
  • DSOC - Division of Shelter Oversight and Compliance
  • DHHS - Department of Health and Human Services (Federal)
  • DHR - Division of Human Rights (NYS)
  • DHS - Department of Homeless Services (NYC)
  • DMU - Data Management Unit
  • DMV - Department of Motor Vehicles
  • DOCCS - Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
  • DOB - Division of the Budget (State)
  • DOB - Department of Buildings (NYC only)
  • DoD - Department of Defense
  • DOH - Department of Health (State)
  • DOJ - Department of Justice
  • DOL - Department of Labor (State or Federal)
  • DPA - Deferred Payment Agreement
  • DPA - Direct Payment Authorization
  • DRL - Domestic Relations Law
  • DRS - Division of Rehabilitative Services
  • DSH - Disproportionate Share Hospital (allotment)
  • DSNAP - Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
  • DSOC - Division of Shelter Oversight and Compliance
  • DSS - Department of Social Services (Prior to split into OTDA and OCFS)
  • DTF - Department of Taxation and Finance (State)
  • DV - Domestic Violence
  • DVA - Division of Veterans Affairs
  • DVL - Domestic Violence Liaison
  • DVRP - Domestic Violence Residential Programs
  • DVSAR - Domestic Violence State Aid Rates

E

  • EAA - Emergency Assistance for Adults
  • EAF - Emergency Assistance for Families
  • EAS - Employment and Advancement Services
  • EBT - Electronic Benefits Transfer
  • EDGE - Education for Gainful Employment
  • EDITS- Eligibility Data and Image Transfer System
  • EDP - Electronic Data Processing
  • EDRS - Electronic Disqualified Recipient Subsystem
  • EEO - Equal Employment Opportunity
  • EEOC - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Federal)
  • EFT - Electronic Funds Transfer
  • EI - Early Intervention
  • eIAR - Electronic Interim Assistance Reimbursement
  • EIC - Earned Income Credit
  • EID - Earned Income Disregard
  • E/IM - Eligibility/Income Maintenance
  • EIN - Employer Identification Number
  • EITC - Earned Income Tax Credit (Federal or State)
  • E-IWO - Electronic Income Withholding
  • EM - Emergency Foster Boarding Home Care
  • EM - Employment Manual
  • ENHP - Emergency Needs for the Homeless Program
  • EO - Executive Order
  • EOC - Emergency Operations Center
  • EOD - Equal Opportunity and Diversity
  • EP - Employment Plan
  • EP - Essential Person
  • EPFT - Electronic Payment File Transfer System
  • EPM - Employment Policy Manual
  • EPSDT - Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment
  • EPVA - Eviction Prevention for Vulnerable Adults
  • ER - Educational Resources
  • ERO - Eastern Regional Office
  • ERT - Employment Readiness Training
  • ESA - Employment Services Advisor
  • ESGP - Emergency Shelter Grants Program
  • ESL - English as a Second Language
  • ESNA - Emergency Safety Net Assistance
  • ESPRI - Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative
  • ESPRIT - Empire State Payment Rate Improvement Team
  • ESTI - Employment Services Training Institute
  • ETV - Education and Training Voucher (program)
  • EVR - Eligibility Verification Review
  • EW - Eligibility Worker

F

  • FA - Family Assistance
  • FAD/FAHD - Foster and Adoptive Home Development
  • FA-FP - Family Assistance — Federally Participating
  • FAP - Food Assistance Program
  • FBH - Foster Boarding Home
  • FBI - Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FC - Foster Care
  • FCA - Family Court Act
  • FCBG - Foster Care Block Grant
  • FCI - Foster Care Issues
  • FCR - Federal Case Registry of Child Support Orders
  • FCS - Department of Agriculture’s Food and Consumer Service
  • FDC - Family Day Care
  • FE - Facilitated Enrollment
  • FEDS - Front End Detection System
  • FEIN - Federal Employer Identification Number
  • FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • FEPS - Family Eviction Prevention Subsidy
  • FFCCOA - Full Faith and Credit for Child Support Orders Act
  • FFFS - Flexible Fund for Family Services
  • FFR - Face-to-Face Re-certification
  • FFY - Federal Fiscal Year (Oct 1 - Sept 30)
  • FH - Fair Hearings
  • FHDMS - Fair Hearing Decision Management System
  • FHIS - Fair Hearings Information System
  • FICA - Federal Insurance Contributions Act (Social Security) Indicator
  • FIDM - Financial Institution Data Match
  • FIFO - First In — First Out
  • FIPS Code - Federal Information Processing Standards Code (ASCU)
  • FIRM -Financial Institution Recipient Match
  • FMS - Department of Treasury’s Financial Management Service
  • FMV - Fair Market Value
  • FNP - Federally Non-Participating
  • FNS - Food and Nutrition Service
  • FOIL - Freedom of Information Law
  • FP - Federally Participating
  • FPL - Federal Poverty Level
  • FPLS - Federal Parent Locator Services
  • FPO - For-Profit Organization
  • FQC - Federal Quality Control
  • FR - Federal Register
  • FRM - Fiscal Reference Manual
  • FS - Food Stamps; now referred to as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • FSB - Food Stamp Benefit; now referred to as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • FSET - Food Stamp Employment and Training Program; now referred to as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training (SNAP E&T)
  • FSICS - Food Stamp Issuance and Control Subsystem
  • FSNEP - Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program; now referred to as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed)
  • FSSB - Food Stamp Source Book
  • FTC - Failure to Comply
  • FTE - Full-time Equivalent
  • FTOP - Federal Treasury Offset Program
  • FUFF - Finance Unit Fact Flash
  • FV - Family Violence Indicator
  • FVO - Family Violence Option

G

  • GAAP - Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • GAGD - Grants of Assistance for Guide Dogs
  • GAO - Government Accountability Office (Federal)
  • GASB - Governmental Accounting Standards Board
  • GE - Emergency Group Care Program
  • GED - General Education Diploma
  • GFDC - Group Family Day Care
  • GH - Group Home
  • GIS - General Information System
  • GIT - Gross Income Test
  • GOER - Governor’s Office of Employee Relations
  • GR - Group Residence

H

  • HANYS -Healthcare Association of New York State
  • HAP - Housing Assistance Project
  • HASA - HIV/AIDS Services Administration (NYC)
  • HBE - Health Benefit Exchange
  • HCFA - Health Care Financing Administration (Federal, replaced by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services — CMS)
  • HEA - Home Energy Allowance
  • HEAP - Home Energy Assistance Program
  • HEAP-ADM - Home Energy Assistance Program - Administration
  • HEAP-NPA - Home Energy Assistance Program - Non-Public Assistance
  • HEAP-PA - Home Energy Assistance Program - Public Assistance
  • HEAP-SSI - Home Energy Assistance Program - Supplemental Security Income
  • HFC - Home Foster Care
  • HH – Household
  • HHAC - Homeless Housing and Assistance Corporation
  • HHAP - Homeless Housing and Assistance Program
  • HHS - Department of Health and Human Services (Federal)
  • HIPAA - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • HIV - Human Immune Deficiency Virus
  • HMO - Health Maintenance Organization
  • HOPWA – Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS
  • HRA - Human Resources Administration (New York City)
  • HRF - Health Related Facilities
  • HSE - High School Equivalency
  • HSEN - Human Services Enterprise Network
  • HRIS - Human Resource Information System
  • HSLC - Human Services Learning Center
  • HTLV - Human T Lympho Virus
  • HTP - Hard-to-Place
  • HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

I

  • IAR - Interim Assistance Reimbursement
  • ICF - Intermediate Care Facility
  • I/CM - Intake/Case Maintenance
  • ICM - Intensive Case Management
  • ICMFASA - Intensive Case Management for Families Affected by Substance Abuse
  • I/CM-RMS - Intake/Case Maintenance Random Moment Study
  • ICR - Interstate Central Registry
  • ID - Identification Card
  • IDA - Individual Development Account
  • I/EDR - Imaging/Electronic Document Repository
  • IES - Integrated Eligibility System
  • IEX - Income Execution (now referred to as income withholding)
  • IFC - Institutional Foster Care
  • IG - Inspector General
  • IHE - Inadvertent Household Error (Food Stamp Program)
  • ILP - Independent Living Program (also called Chafee)
  • IM - Income Maintenance
  • IMU - Issuance Monitoring Unit
  • INA - Immigration and Naturalization Act
  • INF - Informational Letter
  • INS - Immigration and Naturalization Services
  • IPPS - Indirect Payment Processing Sub-system
  • IPV - Intentional Program Violation
  • IRA - Individualized Residential Alternative
  • IRAP - Indochinese Refugee Assistance Program
  • IRCA - Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
  • IRS - Internal Revenue Service (Federal)
  • ISO - Information Security Officer
  • ITIR - Information Technology Investment Request
  • ITS - Information Technology Services
  • IV-B - Title IV-B of the SSA (Federal funding for Child Welfare Svcs)
  • IV-D - Title IV-D of the SSA (Child Support)
  • IV-E - Title IV-E of the SSA (Federal funding for Foster Care and Adoption Subsidies)
  • IWO - Income Withholding Order

J

  • JD - Juvenile Delinquent
  • JD/PINS - Juvenile Delinquent/Persons in Need of Supervision
  • J/O - Job Opportunity Program
  • JOBS - Jobs, Opportunities and Basic Skills (defunct federal program)
  • JOS - Job Opportunity Specialist (NYC)
  • JTPA - Job Training Partnership Act
  • JTPC - Job Training Partnership Council

L

  • LA - Language Access
  • LA - Local Assistance
  • LAC- Language Access Coordinator
  • LAC - Local Action Code
  • LAF - Local Administration Fund
  • LAN - Local Area Network
  • LAP - Language Access Plan
  • LATS - Leave and Accrual Tracking System
  • LCM - Local Commissioner Memorandum
  • LDF - Local Data Feedback
  • LDFFBH - Local District Foster Family Boarding Home
  • LDSS - Local Department of Social Services (Local District)
  • LEIA - Local Early Intervention Agency
  • LEP - Limited English Proficiency
  • LEP - Local Error Prevention
  • LIF - Low Income Family
  • LIHEAA - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act
  • LIHEAP - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program
  • LINC - Living In the Community
  • LISTS - List Information Synchronized Tracking System
  • LIVES - Local Interagency VESID Employment Services
  • LOS - Length of Stay
  • LMS - Learning Management System
  • LRR - Legally Responsible Relative
  • LTC - Long Term Care
  • LTHHCP - Long Term Home Health Care Program
  • LTR - Lawful Temporary Residents

M

  • M - Maternity
  • MA - Medical Assistance
  • MABEL - Medicaid Automated Budget and Eligibility Logic
  • MAGI - Modified Adjusted Gross Income
  • MAP - Medical Assistance Program
  • MAP - Monthly Average Payment
  • MAPP - Model Approach to Parenting Program (FAD)
  • MAR - Mass Reauthorization
  • MARG - Medical Assistance Reference Guide
  • MARS - Management and Administrative Reporting Sub-system (of MMIS)
  • MARS/SURS - Management and Administrative Reporting Subsystem/Surveillance and Utilization Review System
  • MD - Mentally Disabled
  • ME - Management Evaluation
  • MEDX - Medical Execution
  • MEV - Manual Employment Verification
  • MICS - Management Information and Control Sub-system
  • MLR - Maintenance in Lieu of Rent
  • MMIS - Medicaid Management Information System
  • MOA - Memorandum of Agreement
  • MOE - Maintenance of Effort (Spending minimums)
  • MOP - Method of Payment
  • MOU - Memorandum of Understanding
  • MRA - Mass Reauthorization (System generated 3209s)
  • MRB/A - Mass Rebudgeting/Reauthorization
  • MRO - Metropolitan Regional Office
  • MRT - Medicaid Redesign Team
  • MSAR - Maximum State Aid Rate
  • MSE - Medical Support Enforcement
  • MV ERN - Mohawk Valley Employer Resource Network
  • M/WBE - Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises
  • myB - myBenefits
  • myW - myWorkspace

N

  • NAPIPM - National Association for Program Information and Performance Measurement
  • NCIC - National Crime Information Center
  • NCP - Noncustodial Parent
  • NCP - ETIC- Noncustodial Parent Earned Income Credit
  • NDA - Nondisclosure Agreement
  • NDNH - National Directory of New Hires
  • NMSN - National Medical Support Notice
  • NIT- Net Income Test
  • NOMI - Notice of Missed Interview
  • NOWR - Notification of Work Requirements
  • NPA - Non-Public Assistance
  • NPC - Non-Parent Caregiver
  • NR - Non-Reimbursable
  • NSF - Non-Sufficient Funds
  • NRST - Non-Recurring Short Term
  • NTA - Non-Temporary Assistance
  • NYC - New York City
  • NYCRR - New York Codes, Rules and Regulations (Green Books)
  • NYC-WAY - New York City – Work Accountability and You
  • NYPWA - New York Public Welfare Association
  • NYS - New York State
  • NYSCCBG - New York State Child Care Block Grant
  • NYSDSS - New York State Department of Social Services (now OTDA/ OCFS)
  • NYSNIP - New York State Nutritional Improvement Project
  • NYSoH - New York State of Health
  • NYSRRAP - NYS Refugee Resettlement Assistance Program
  • NYSSHP - New York State Supportive Housing Program
  • NYWBG - New York Works Block Grant (DOL Grants)
  • NYWFIA - New York Welfare Fraud Investigators Association

O

  • OAH - Office of Administrative Hearings
  • OASAS - Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (State)
  • OASDI - Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance
  • OBFDM - Office of Budget, Finance and Data Management (OTDA)
  • OBRA - Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
  • OCA - Office of Court Administration
  • OCFS - Office of Child and Family Services (State)
  • OCSE - Office of Child Support Enforcement (Federal)
  • OFA - Office of Family Assistance (Federal)
  • OFA - Orphan Foundation of America
  • OFT - Office of Technology (NYS) (former State organization)
  • OGS - Office of General Services (NYS)
  • OITS - Office of Information Technology Services
  • OJT - On the Job Training
  • OMB - Office of Management and Budget
  • OMH - Office of Mental Health
  • OPS - Division of Operations and Program Support (formerly PSQI)
  • OPWDD - Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (formerly OMRDD)
  • ORIS - Office of Refugee and Immigrant Services (now known as BRIA)
  • OSAH – Operational Support for AIDS Housing Program
  • OSC - Office of the State Comptroller (NYS)
  • OSS - On-Site Scanning
  • OTAP - Office Training and Automation Project
  • OTDA - Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
  • OTG - Other than Grantee (payment on behalf of client)
  • OVESID - Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities
  • OVR - Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • OWIG - Office of the Welfare Inspector General (NYS)

P

  • PA - Public Assistance (now known as TA — Temporary Assistance)
  • PAB - Public Assistance Benefit
  • PACE - Public Assistance Comprehensive Employment
  • PAI - Program Access Index
  • PARIS - Public Assistance Reporting Information System
  • PARIS - Public Authorities Reporting Information System (in connection with usage by the NYS Authority’s Budget Office/OSC)
  • PCA - Personal Care Agency
  • PCAP - Prenatal Care Assistance Program
  • PCC - Primary Client Category
  • PEX - Property Execution
  • PF - Putative Father
  • PFR – Putative Father Registry
  • PHA - Public Housing Authority
  • PI - Program Integrity (OTDA)
  • PICS - Payment Issuance and Control Subsystem
  • PID - Person Identification Number in CONX
  • PIN - Personal Identification Number
  • PINS - Persons in Need of Supervision
  • PIO - Public Information Office
  • PIQ - Policy Interpretation Question
  • PLS - Parent Locator Service
  • PNA - Personal Needs Allowance
  • POC - Pending Issuance of Operating Certificate
  • POS - Paperless Office System
  • POS - Purchase of Services
  • PRUCOL - Permanently Residing in the United States Under Color of Law
  • PRWORA - Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act
  • PSA - Protective Services for Adults
  • PSC - Public Service Commission
  • PSHSP - Preschool Supportive Health Services Program
  • PSQI - Program Support & Quality Improvement (now known as OPS)
  • PUMS - Public Use Microdata Samples
  • PWA - Public Works Administration
  • PWP - Public Work Program

Q

  • QC - Quality Control
  • QCIS - Quality Control Information System
  • QER - Quarterly Expenditure Reports (submitted by State to Feds)
  • QMB - Qualified Medicaid Benefits
  • QR - Quarterly Report

R

  • RAP - Refugee Assistance Program
  • RAW - Replenishment Agricultural Worker
  • RCA - Refugee Cash Assistance
  • REB - Recovery of Equivalent Benefits
  • RF - Reimbursement Forms
  • RFC - Request for Contact
  • RFI - Resource File Integration (WMS)
  • RFMS - Recipient Fraud Matching System
  • RFP - Request for Proposal(s)
  • RGRTA - Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority
  • RIN - Recipient Identification Number (NYC)
  • RMA - Refugee Medical Assistance
  • RMS - Random Moment Study (see I/CM-RMS or SRMS)
  • RMTS - Random Moment Time Study (obsolete)
  • ROS - Rest of the State
  • RRP - Recipient Restriction Program
  • RSDI - Retirement Survivors Disability Insurance
  • RSP - Rent Supplement Program
  • RSSP - Refugee Social Services Program
  • RSVP - Residences for Survivors of Violence Program
  • RTC - Residential Treatment Center
  • RTF - Residential Treatment Facility
  • RTK - Right to Know

S

  • SACC - School-Age Child Care
  • SACWIS - Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System
  • SAM - System for Award Management
  • SAP - Substance Abuse Program
  • SAU - Separate Administrative Unit
  • SAVE - Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements
  • SAW - Special Agricultural Worker
  • S/CC - Single/Childless Couples
  • SCHIP - State Children’s Health Insurance Plan
  • SCR - Systems Change Request
  • SCU - Support Collection Unit
  • SDA - State Data Exchange
  • SDC - Staff Development Coordinator
  • SDNH - State Directory of New Hires
  • SDVA - State Division of Veterans Affairs
  • SDX - State Data Exchange
  • SDU - State Disbursement Unit
  • SEAMC - Statement of Estimated Annual Maintenance Costs
  • SED - (NY) State Education Department
  • SEMI - TA Semi-Monthly Cash Grant Amounts
  • SFARS - Specialized Fraud and Abuse Reporting System
  • S/FED - Services Financial Eligibility Display Turnaround
  • SFED/T - Services Financial Eligibility Display /Turnaround Document
  • SFS - Statewide Financial System
  • SFY - State Fiscal Year (April 1 - March 31)
  • SGF - State General Funds
  • SHEA - Supplemental Home Energy Allowance
  • SILP - Supervised Independent Living Program
  • SIR - System Information Request
  • SLEB - State Law Enforcement Bureau
  • SLIAG - State Legalization Impact Assistance Grants (obsolete)
  • SLMS - Statewide Learning Management System
  • SNA - Safety Net Assistance
  • SNA-FP - Safety Net Assistance — Federally Participating
  • SNAP - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
  • SNAP-Ed - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education
  • SNAP E&T - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training
  • SNF - Skilled Nursing Facility
  • SN-FNP - Safety Net — Federally Non-Participating
  • SN-MOE - Safety Net — Maintenance of Effort
  • SOB - Start of Business (day)
  • SOLQ - State On Line Query
  • SORA - Sex Offender Registration Act
  • SPARCS - Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System
  • SPC - State Processing Center (OTDA SNAP)
  • SPLS - State Parent Locator Service
  • SRM - System Reference Manual
  • SRMS - Services Random Moment Survey
  • SRO - Single Room Occupancy Dwelling
  • SRO - Syracuse Regional Office
  • SS - Social Services
  • SSA - Social Security Act
  • SSA - Social Security Administration (Federal)
  • SSBG - Social Services Block Grant (Title XX)
  • SSD - Social Services District
  • SSDI - Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits
  • SSF - Solely State Funded
  • SSHSP - School Supportive Health Services Program
  • SSI - Supplemental Security Income benefits (Federal Welfare Program for Aged, Blind and Disabled, replaces AABD)
  • SSL - Social Services Law
  • SSN - Social Security Number
  • SSP - Separate State Program
  • SSP - State Supplement Program
  • SSPNA - State Supplement Program Personal Needs Allowance
  • SSRR - Social Services Reporting Requirements (now known as Services RMS in Mid-1990’s)
  • SSRS - Social Statistics Reporting System
  • STARS - Statewide Automated Trainee Registration System
  • STARS/HSLC - Statewide Automated Trainee Registration System/Human Services Learning Center
  • STEHP – Solutions to End Homelessness Program
  • STROP - State Tax Refund Offset Program
  • SUA - Standard Utility Allowance
  • S/UR - Surveillance and Utilization Review
  • SURS - Surveillance and Utilization Review System
  • SWIB - State Workforce Investment Board
  • SYEP - Summer Youth Employment Program

T

  • TA - Temporary Assistance
  • TA - Trust Account
  • TAMA - Training and Management Analysis
  • TANF - Temporary Assistance to Needy Families
  • TANF-EAF - Temporary Assistance to Needy Families - Emergency Assistance to Families
  • TANF-MOE - Temporary Assistance to Needy Families - Maintenance of Effort
  • TAP - Teenage Parent Day Care
  • TASA - Teenage Services Act
  • TASB - Temporary Assistance Source Book
  • TCSE - Tribal Child Support Enforcement
  • TCF - TANF Contingency Funds
  • TEAP - Transitional Employment Advancement Program (formerly Training and Employment Assistance Pro-gram)
  • TEM - Temporary Form
  • TFP - Thrifty Food Plan
  • THA - Temporary Housing Assistance
  • TIPS - Telephone Interview Processing Services (NYC)
  • Title IV-A - Part of the federal Social Security Act related to block grants for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
  • Title IV-D - Part of the federal Social Security Act related to the establishment of the Child Support Enforcement Program
  • Title IV-E - Part of the federal Social Security Act related to federal payments for foster care and adoption assistance
  • Title XIX - Part of the federal Social Security Act related to grants to states for Medical Assistance programs
  • Title XX - Social Services Block Grant (Federal funding for services)
  • Title XX Below 200% - TANF Funds transferred to Title XX for families with income below 200% of the federal poverty level (allowed by federal law, state option)
  • TMA - Transitional Medicaid
  • TOP - Transitional Opportunity Programs
  • TOP - Treasury Offset Program
  • TOSS - Technology and Office SharePoint Services
  • TPHI - Third Party Health Insurance
  • TPR - Third Party Resource
  • TRACS - Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Reporting and Control System
  • TSA - Technical Systems Audit (OTDA)
  • TSP - Transitional Supports and Policy

U

  • UIB - Unemployment Insurance Benefits
  • UIFSA - Uniform Interstate Family Support Act
  • URA - Unreimbursed Temporary Assistance
  • UREMP - Unaccompanied Refugee/Entrant Minors Program
  • URESA - Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act
  • USCIS - United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • USDA - United States Department of Agriculture
  • USPA - United States Public Data Records
  • UTX - Utility Tape Exchange

V

  • VA - Veterans Administration
  • VA - Voluntary Agency
  • VA - Veterans Assistance
  • VAWA - Violence Against Women Act
  • VB - Visual Basic
  • VDV - Victim of Domestic Violence
  • VED - Verified Employment Data
  • VITA - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
  • VR – Vendor Receivable

W

  • WARD - Work Activities Reporting Database
  • WBT - Web-based Training
  • WCB - Workers Compensation Board
  • WE - Work Exempt
  • WEI - Work Eligible Individual
  • WEP - Work Experience Program
  • WFW - Wheels for Work
  • WIA - Workforce Investment Act
  • WIC - Women, Infants and Children
  • WIOA - Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
  • WLM - Workload Management
  • WMS - Welfare Management System
  • WPR - Work Participation Rate
  • WRA - Welfare Reform Act of 1997 (NYS)
  • WRAP - Weatherization Referral and Packaging
  • WRM - Worker’s Reference Manual
  • WRR - Worker Recruitment and Retention
  • WRS - Wage Reporting System
  • WRTS - Welfare Reporting and Tracking System
  • WSP - Wage Subsidy Program
  • WSP - Work Supplementation Program
  • WTI - Working Toward Independence
  • WtW - Welfare to Work
  • WtWBG - Welfare to Work Block Grant (Federal)
  • WTWCMS - Welfare to Work Caseload Management System

Y

  • YIP - Youth Internship Program
  • YOP - Youth Opportunity Program
  • YRO - Yonkers Regional Office
  • YWS - Youth Work Skills Program

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