IM-153 08/16/01 SENATE BILL 236 CHANGES TO THE GRANDPARENTS AS FOSTER PARENTS (GAFP) PROGRAM
|SENATE BILL 236 CHANGES TO THE GRANDPARENTS
AS FOSTER PARENTS (GAFP) PROGRAM
TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE MANUAL REVISION #32. SECTION 0240.000.00-SECTION 0240.025.00
|Enclosed are the manual pages reflecting
the changes from Senate Bill 236 for the Grandparents As Foster Parents
(GAFP) program. The changes include the new eligibility requirement
of household income less that 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL),
the change in grant amounts, and the change in the way transportation will
be viewed for reimbursement purposes.
TOTAL INCOME OF LESS THAN 200% OF FPL
This new eligibility requirement will take into consideration the household income. This income differs from the Temporary Assistance assistance group income referenced in Memorandum IM-137 dated July 26, 2001.
The financial need of the child for whom assistance is sought must be determined. The needs and income of the following must be considered when a financial determination is being made: