MR #12.15: TANF 30-Day Wait for Cash Assistance

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

6/22/2012

MR #12.15: TANF 30-Day Wait for Cash Assistance

Summary:

For Category 04/06 swaps and approvals processed on or after 7/1/12, cash may be not authorized prior to the 30th day after the date of application unless the case qualifies for Crisis Assistance or meets criteria as a DCFS Norman Case.

Beginning 7/1/12, process an approval so that assistance is available in the client's LINK account by the 45th day after application.

Dispositions made within 45 days after the date of application are considered timely for decisions made 7/1/12 or after.