PM 08-01-07-j: Adoption/Foster Care Subsidies

WAG 08-01-07-j.

Any adoption subsidy payment or foster care payment received from DCFS or from a state welfare agency of another state is exempt for Cash and Medical. Independent Living Arrangement Payments are not exempt. These payments made by DCFS to wards living independently of a foster home, are nonexempt unearned income that affect eligibility and benefit amount. These payments are made through the Youth in Transition Program.