Temporary Assistance/Case Management Manual

0235.010.15 72-Hour Support Team Meeting

In order to receive cash benefits, there must be a clear plan to return the child to the home within sixty (60) days.  This will be a plan agreed to during the 72-hour Family Support Team Meeting, or its equivalent, in counties not utilizing a Family Support Team.
The Income Maintenance SSCM or caseworker handling the family’s application for Families Together participates in this meeting.  The SSCM or caseworker’s role is to provide expertise in the area of financial, medical and childcare support available to the family through programs administered by Income Maintenance.