When using one of the listed sources to verify "living with", the case recording and/or item used must have:
NOTE: If a signed statement is used to verify "living with", the signed statement must be from an unrelated person. The document used to verify "living with" does not have to state that the child was actually seen by the person providing the statement.
Use the following items when verifying "living with".
Hospital, clinic, Health Department or private physician's records
Court support order
Juvenile court records
Records or statements from voluntary social service agencies
Chicago Board of Education Crossmatch data or clearance (for persons living in City of Chicago)
Statement from child care provider
Statement from neighbor or friend
DCFS referral form (DCFS child(ren) returned to the home of a close relative)
Head Start records (pre-school age children)
Hospital birth record or baby's birth certificate (Newborns Only)
NOTE: When using visual observation, the caseworker assigned to the case must clearly and completely document the observation in the case record.
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