Upon request, the customer can choose to have all cash benefits, except child care and replacement checks, deposited directly into a checking or savings account in a bank, savings and loan or credit union. Direct deposited cash benefits will be available on the 8th of each month. When a check is directly deposited, a central notice is sent to inform the customer of the amount and date of the deposit.
For customers who have opted to have Cash benefits Direct Deposited:
Direct Deposit is available to all customers, including those who are the included on a case as the Payee only, who complete the enrollment procedures. No action is required by the FCRC or the customer if the customer is not interested in enrolling in Direct Deposit. Direct Deposit is voluntary, except for cases with a Protective Payee. Cases that include a Protective Payee are required to be enrolled in Direct Deposit.
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