Temporary Assistance/Case Management Manual

0240.005.05 Mandatory Individuals for Drug Screening

IM-19 February 20, 2013

Mandatory individuals for the drug screening include individuals who:

  • apply for Temporary Assistance (TA) on or after March 4, 2013;
  • Are 18 years or older on the date of application; and
  • Are the head-of-household. NOTE: Second parents and children are not mandatory individuals. A non-parent caretaker relative (NPCR) is a mandatory individual when they are needy.

NOTE: Refer to Income Maintenance Manual section 0240.005.15 for those individuals who refuse to cooperate with the screening process.