Temporary Assistance/Case Management Manual

0240.005.00 Screening Temporary Assistance Applicants and Participants for Illegal Use of a Controlled Substance

IM-51 May 15, 2020, IM-#19 February 20, 2013

13 CSR 40-2.410 requires all applicants and participants for Temporary Assistance (TA) benefits who are age eighteen (18) or older and are head of household to complete a screening for illegal use of a controlled substance. The applicant must be age 18 on the date of application.

NOTE: There is no cost to the participant to comply with the drug screening.