Help and Advice to Do Your Work

There are a lot of “do’s” and “don’ts” to keep track of as you do the important work of the Employment First program. They are also referred to as “program parameters.” In this area, we’ve assembled some of the most pertinent information and resources to not only do your job, but also to successfully provide direction to EF participants.

End of Year Close Out Guidance

FFY 2016-17 State Employment First County Close Out Process

Non-ABAWD and ABAWD Percentage Calculation process

Closing Down your EF Program

Steps to take to close down your program are found here.

Program Finances

Managing budget is complex for Employment First programming but necessary to maximize limited resources for sound service delivery.  Following are links to documents to help counties understand and monitor expenses:

Employment First Cost Principles (Attachment A)

CFMS Codes (Attachment B)

Monthly Summary Report Instructions & Administrative Allocation Methodology (Attachment C)

Employment First Financial Overview- Franklin County (Example)