922 KAR 5:050. Funding requirements for domestic violence shelters.
TO: KRS 205.455(4), 209.020(2), 209.030(9), 209.160(1), (2), 209A.010-080, 45
C.F.R. 74, 92
AUTHORITY: KRS 194A.050(1), 209.030(1), 209A.030(1)
FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 194A.050(1) requires the secretary of the Cabinet
for Health and Family Services to formulate all administrative regulations necessary
under applicable state laws to protect, develop, and maintain the health,
personal dignity, integrity, and sufficiency of the individual citizens of the
commonwealth and necessary to operate the programs and fulfill the responsibilities
vested in the cabinet. KRS 209.030(1) and 209A.030(1) authorize the cabinet to
promulgate administrative regulations to effect the purposes of KRS Chapters
209, governing protective services to adults, and 209A, governing the
protective services to victims of domestic violence. This administrative
regulation establishes the requirements necessary for domestic violence shelters
to receive funding.
1. Definitions. (1) "Agency" means a private or public nonprofit
incorporated organization, or organization in the process of obtaining
That has the capacity to provide domestic violence shelter and related services
to a client; and
With whom the cabinet or its designee contracts for services.
"Annual plan and budget" means the annual application for funding
submitted to the cabinet or its designee by each domestic violence shelter.
"Cabinet" is defined by KRS 209.020(2) and 209A.020(2).
"Client" means a:
Domestic violence victim; and
Dependent child of the domestic violence victim.
"District" is defined by KRS 205.455(4).
"Service provider" means the agency within each area development
district, designated by the cabinet or its designee as the focal point of
service delivery for domestic violence shelter and related services.
2. General Funds. The cabinet or its designee shall annually allocate appropriated
general funds to cabinet-approved service providers for the operation of
domestic violence shelters.
3. Service Provider. (1)(a) The cabinet or its designee shall approve one (1)
service provider for each area development district to receive an allocation of
general funds in accordance with KRS 209.160(2).
The approval shall be in effect unless rescinded following a review of the
agency's performance and its annual plan and budget proposal for the upcoming
The cabinet or its designee shall select a service provider after a
determination that the service provider meets the standards set forth in 922
Each selected agency shall submit a properly executed annual plan and budget
proposal which shall indicate each agency's capacity to provide domestic
violence shelter and other related services for a client.
The application for funding shall:
Specify the type and kind of services the provider proposes to perform, either
as a provider or under subcontract;
Detail fiscal considerations;
Assure that the agency and subcontractors shall comply with applicable federal
and state laws, including KRS Chapters 209, 209A, and 45 C.F.R. Parts 74 and
Include a commitment to provide outreach services in counties of the area
development district in which it is located.
The cabinet or its designee shall allocate general funds to the service
provider in each area development district.
The service provider:
Shall be limited to providing services to the area development district where
the service provider is located; and
May provide services to a client of another area development district if:
Shelter space or services are available for an additional client of another
area development district; or
An emergency situation exists, such as a temporary closure of another area
development district’s domestic violence shelter.
4. Trust and Agency Funds. (1) The cabinet or its designee shall:
Designate an agency as a service provider to receive trust and agency funds
from the account created in KRS 209.160(1);
Allocate trust and agency funds among each designated service provider at the
amount approved by the cabinet or its designee for each designated service
provider in accordance with the provider's approved plan and budget; and
Require unencumbered funds to be returned to the cabinet if there is a change
in the designated service provider.
The cabinet or its designee may:
Hold trust and agency funds allocated to a service provider at the beginning of
each fiscal year which are not expended, to be expended by the same service
provider the following year in accordance with the approved annual plan and
Assign unencumbered funds returned from a designated service provider to a new
designated service provider. (12 Ky.R. 1200; eff. 2-4-1986; Am. 13 Ky.R. 1784; 2009; eff. 5-14-1987;
15 Ky.R. 1950; eff. 3-15-1989; 20 Ky.R. 2447; 2861; eff. 3-23-1994; Recodified
from 905 KAR 5:050, 10-30-1998; 32 Ky.R. 789; 1120; eff. 1-6-2006; 41 Ky.R.
1462; 1807; eff. 2-26-2015.)