Children may remain eligible for TANF even if the adult caretaker is not eligible, or the adult caretaker is not required to be part of the filing unit.
Set up a TANF child-only case when no adults are in the case because:
Note: A caretaker relative who is not the parent of a child is not financially responsible for the child for cash or medical assistance. See PM
09-02-00 for support obligations.
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