Due to the COVID-19 crisis and the extra burden imposed on workers and the TANF and AABD cash community and to better align with SNAP Policy Memo, Certification Periods Ending in September 2020 will be Extended dated 09/xx/2020, the Illinois Department of Human Services is extending the certification periods for 6 months on TANF and AABD cash EDG's that expired September 30, 2020 and those expiring October 31, 2020 through February 28, 2021. TANF and AABD cash EDG's that were given a previous extension in March 2020 will not have the certification period extended. Cash cases that had certification periods previously extended in March 2020 will receive a redetermination form. Workers will need to process the redetermination.
IES will be programmed to extend the certification periods for all Simplified Reporting and Change Reporting TANF and AABD cash EDG's that have or had an ending certification period of September 30, 2020 through February 2021. The certification periods will be extended to March 31, 2021.
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Grace B. Hou
Secretary, Illinois Department of Human Services
Illinois Department of Human ServicesJB Pritzker, Governor · Dulce Quintero, Secretary
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