Income that is restricted by court order or administrative rule, for the use of a particular person(s).
The process whereby all or part of a child support payment is specified for use of an SSI child, or for a child who does not receive cash benefits.
Earned Income Credit (EIC)
An extra tax refund credit for low-income people that is issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT)
A benefit distribution system that uses electronic funds transfer and automated teller machines. See Illinois Link.
A Family Community Resource Center worker who is responsible for making initial determinations of eligibility for applicants.
enumeration at birth
A program that allows mothers of newborns to make application for an SSN at the hospital.
The net value of property that reflects the current market value minus any debts against it.
The process by which the Family Community Resource Center requests that child support schedule a custodial parent for an interview. This is usually done when a sanctioned custodial parent now wants to cooperate in the child support enforcement process.