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AAALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
AAAAREA AGENCY ON AGING
ACFADMINISTRATION OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES (Fed. Agency)
ADAAMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
AFCARSAUTOMATED FOSTER CARE AND ADOPTION REPORTING SYSTEM
AFDCAID TO FAMILIES WITH DEPENDENT CHILDREN (obsolete, see TANF)
AHSIAUTOMATED HEALTH SYSTEMS, INC. (Contractor for EPSDT Program)
AMRAGREEMENT OF MUTUAL RESPONSIBILITY (goal oriented agreement for TANF clients)
APWAAMERICAN PUBLIC WELFARE ASSOCIATION
ARCASSOCIATION OF RETARDED CITIZENS
ASFAADOPTION AND SAFE FAMILIES ACT OF 1997 (modifies "reasonable efforts")
BCDCSBUREAU OF CHILD DAY CARE SERVICES
BFOBUREAU OF FINANCIAL OPERATIONS
BH MCOBEHAVIORAL HEALTH MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATION
BHABUREAU OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS
BHCPBASIC HEALTH CARE PACKAGE
CACFPCHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM (Federal Nutrition Program)
CAFCOMMON APPLICATION FORM (Used at CAO)
CAFSCHILD ABUSE AND FAMILY SERVICES
CAOCOUNTY ASSISTANCE OFFICE
CAPTACHILD ABUSE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT ACT
CASSPCHILD AND ADOLESCENT SERVICE SYSTEM PROGRAM (see MH/MR)
CBOCongressional Budget Office
CCAPCOUNTY COMMISSIONERS ASSOCIATION OF PENNSYLVANIA
CCDBGCHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT BLOC GRANT (Welfare Reform Consolidation)
CCRDCHILD CARE RESOURCE DEVELOPER
CCYACOUNTY CHILDREN AND YOUTH AGENCY
CDCCENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (Federal Agency)
CFSRCHILD AND FAMILY SERICES REVIEW (FEDERAL)
CHCCOMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
CJPTCRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY TEAM
CLEANCOMMONWEALTH LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE NETWORK
CPIWCONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR WORKERS
CPSCHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES
CPSLCHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES LAW
CRRCOMMUNITY REHABILITATION RESIDENCE
CSATCENTER FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT
CTCCOMMUNITIES THAT CARE
CTFCHILDREN'S TRUST FUND
CWLACHILD WELFARE LEAGUE OF AMERICA, INC.
CWTCHILD WELFARE TRAINING
CWTSCCHILD WELFARE TRAINING STEERING COMMITTEE
CYSCHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES
D&ADRUGS AND ALCOHOL
DAPDISABILITY ADVOCACY PROGRAM (CAO Eligibility Worker for SSI)
DISDEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS
DPWDEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE
DSM IVDIAGNOSTIC AND STATISTICAL MANUAL OF MENTAL DISORDERS (4th Edition)
EBTELECTRONIC BENEFITS TRANSFER system (welfare benefits via credit card)
EOCEDUCATION OPPORTUNITY CENTERS
EOTCEMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND TRAINING CENTERS
EPSDTEARLY PREVENTION, SCREENING, DETECTION AND TREATMENT
FCFAMILY CENTER
FCNFAMILY CARE NETWORK (Managed Care for CAO Families)
FEMAFEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
FFCAFOSTER FAMILY CARE AGENCY (Including CYS Agencies)
FFPFEDERAL FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION
FFSFEE-FOR-SERVICE
FGDMFAMILY GROUP DECISION MAKING
FPIGFEDERAL POVERTY INCOME GUIDELINE
FSPFAMILY SERVICE PLAN
FSSRFAMILY SERVICE SYSTEM REFORM
FYFISCAL YEAR
GAGENERAL ASSISTANCE (Chronically or Transitionally Needy)
H.B.HOUSE BILL
HCFAHEALTH CARE FINANCING ADMINISTRATION (Federal Agency)
HC-SEHEALTHCHOICES SOUTHEAST
HC-SWHEALTHCHOICES SOUTHWEST
HHSU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
HIOHEALTH INSURING ORGANIZATION
HIVHUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS
HMOHEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION
HSDFHUMAN SERVICES DEVELOPMENT FUND
I & RINFORMATION AND REFERRAL
ICD-9INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF DISEASES (9TH Edition)
ICFINTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY (AAA Program)
ICSPINTEGRATED CHILDREN SERVICE PLANNING
ICWAINDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT (Federal)
IEPINDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PLAN (For Special Education Children)
IFSPINDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN (Early Intervention)
ILPINDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM
IRRCINDEPENDENT REGULATORY REVIEW COMMISSION (Reviews Policy Changes)
ITPINDIVIDUAL TREATMENT PLAN (MH/MR Plan)
IUINTERMEDIATE UNIT (Dept. of Education)
IV-AEMERGENCY ASSISTANCE REVENUE
IV-BFEDERAL PORTION OF ACT 148 ALLOCATION
IV-DDOMESTIC RELATIONS REVENUE
IV-EPLACEMENT MAINTENANCE REVENUE
JCAJUVENILE COURT ACT
JCAHOJOINT COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION OF HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS
JCJCJUVENILE COURT JUSTICE COMMISSION
JDCJUVENILE DETENTION CENTER
JDCAPJUVENILE DETENTION CENTERS ASSOCIATION OF PENNSYLVANIA
JPOJUVENILE PROBATION OFFICE
JSGCJOINT STATE GOVERNMENT COMMISSION
JTPAJOB TRAINING PARTNERSHIP ACT
LEALAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
LIHEAPLOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
LMALOCAL MANAGEMENT AGENCY (Subsidized Day Care Office)
MAIDMEDICAL ASSISTANCE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
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