A Family Care Barrier exists when CAU determines an adult or minor parent is needed in the home to provide full-time care for a related child under age 18 or spouse due to their medical condition. When a Family Care Barrier is approved, do not count a
month for anyone in the case from the month in which the barrier was reported to the Family Community Resource Center through the month in which it ends. A Family Care Barrier ends when the care is no longer needed or the family fails to cooperate with a CAU review.
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