An applicant or client is exempt from participating in Work, Training and Education activities if personally providing care for a child under age 1 living in the home. The person must be the parent or another adult relative living in the home. Only one person in a case can use this exemption.
See PM 02-09-06-a for development of RSP.
A teen parent under age 20 who has not completed high school or earned a General Educational Development (GED) certificate cannot claim an exemption for the care of a child under age 1.
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