Participants may have their lifetime limit extended if they are experiencing a crisis. Examples of a crisis may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Home destroyed by fire
- A temporary disability and the participant is unable to work for a period of time
- Accidental injury in which a child or other family member is injured keeping the participant from being able to seek work or maintain present employment
- Job loss due to company layoff, downsizing, closing
- Crime victim
- Multiple crises
The extension should be re-evaluated within 90 days. Eligibility specialists must create a reminder on the Alert/Reminder List (ALREMIND/FM7M) screen to re-evaluate the extension reason.
For information on how to enter an extension reason, refer to the TA Work Requirement: Hardship Extension User Guide.