Temporary Assistance/Case Management Manual

0210.000.00 Need

IM-58 September 13, 2011

Although more than one Eligibility Unit (EU) may exist in a household, each EU must be budgeted separately.  Explain the basic steps in preparing a budget and answer any questions regarding the standard expense items allowed on the budget.  Prepare the budget considering the EU’s needs (standard) and income.  This determines need eligibility and grant amount.

The regulatory basis for determining financial need is 13 CSR 40-2.310.