Any adoption subsidy payment or foster care payment received from DCFS or from a state welfare agency of another state are 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 affects eligibility and benefit amount. These payments are made through the Youth in Transition Program.
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