Field Operations Memo 2005-23 told TAO Staff about a notice telling the recipient that at least nine of 12 months had been used in an education or training activity. The notice would be mailed in a batch job processed on the 25th of each month. Due to a BEACON design change, the notice will now be…
Participating in an education or training activity meets the Work Program requirement for up to 12 months (see 106 CMR 203.400(A)(2)(i)). The 12 months may be a calendar year or may be a series of non-consecutive months.
Field Operations Memo 2004-27 informed TAO staff of the increased Work Program requirement hours for certain recipients. Effective with the returned March Participation and Response forms, Work Program required recipients must meet the increased hours. A notice (Attachment A) will be mailed during…
The Department is committed to ensuring that TAFDC recipients who are
subject to the work requirement participate in an appropriate activity.
However, it is equally important that recipients who have a legitimate barrier
to participation not be subjected to inappropriate sanctions.
Field Operations Memo 2004-37 tells TAO Staff about processing recipients affected by the Work Program increased hour requirement. Field Operations Memo 2004-37 A tells TAO Staff about the revised Work Program requirement sanction process and expanded good cause reasons. Effective with Increment…
A recent review of TAFDC APs who are work program required has
revealed issues with the TAFDC Tab of the Work Requirements window
that prevent accurate data from being saved. Although the correct Work
Program Requirements information appears on the window, this data was not
properly saved in BEACON.
The Work Requirements window did not allow AU Managers to enter Work
Program Required = Yes for Noncitizen Assessed Persons (AP) who are
nonexempt and have a legal obligation to support their dependents and are
ineligible for TAFDC for themselves because of their INS status.
This notice tells you whether you are exempt from the reduced need and payment standards and the 24-month time limit on Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC).
Spanish TAFDC-5 (S)
Click the "Go to Website" link below for the forms…
1. I have a disability and cannot work full-time. Can I get cash assistance for myself and my children?YES. If you are low income and meet the other welfare rules, you and your children are likely eligible for TAFDC (welfare). You do not have to be a disabled parent to qualify for TAFDC, but if you…
Cescia Derderian, Department of Transitional Assistance
Based on comments received regarding Field Operations Memo 2003-31, an
e-mail was sent to TAO Staff in the first week of November asking that work on
that memo stop until further notice.
This memo reinstates Field Operations Memo 2003-31and provides additional
AU instructions. A new report listing…
Effective September 8, 2003, nonexempt grantees whose youngest child is
between the ages of two and mandatory full-time school age:
1)are now required to meet the Work Program requirement unless they meet a
reason found in 106 CMR 203.400(A)(1).
2) may meet the Work Program requirement through…
Multilingual cards must be sent with every manual notice, inlcuding verification checklists; TAFDC: Family cap and deprivation factor; TAFDC: work requirement for parents of school-age children is based on mandatory school age not school attendance (note that while this reasoning still applies for…
TFADC: notice of second disability denial; TAFDC: verifying domestic violence for dv waiver purposes-- including caseworker responsibilities; TAFDC: domestic violence waivers of the work requirement, recipients' right to apply for dv waivers despite caseworker thinking they do not qualify.
TAFDC: recipients enrolling in community college near end of time limit eligible for child care and transportation but may not get extension; time clock in two-parent households and households where one parent moves out; accessing EBT cards out of state; FS: immigrant work quarters; TAFDC:…
FS: Voluntary quit provision does not apply to applicants exempt from work requirement; undiverted FS must have issuance date not on Sunday or holiday; TAFDC: if no community service site available, excused from work requirement; TAFDC: teen parent living arrangement requirements satisfied when teen…
SSI Special Benefits for disaster and moving; TAFDC exemptions in two-parent families where one parent is disabled; FS work requirement and school employees over summer vacation; transportation and lodging as part of excess medical deductions for FS.
A series of questions and answers on benefits eligibility for persons with substance abuse histories including TAFDC and Food Stamps/ SNAP eligibility rules for persons with drug felony convictions, disability exemptions and good cause provisions.
1. Is a parent with a substance abuse related…