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55 Pa. Code § 3041.141. General former TANF families provisions.


§ 3041.141. General former TANF families provisions.

 (a)  A family that is no longer eligible for TANF cash assistance benefits or a family that voluntarily left TANF and meets the eligibility requirements specified in this chapter may qualify for subsidized child care.

 (b)  The eligibility agency shall review the information received from the CAO about a parent or caretaker who formerly received TANF benefits.

 (c)  The eligibility agency shall determine the date TANF benefits ended and establish the 183-day period after eligibility for TANF ends, within which the parent or caretaker may receive child care benefits.

 (d)  Eligibility shall begin the day following the date TANF benefits ended and shall continue for 183 consecutive days.

 (e)  The parent or caretaker may request child care benefits at any time during the 183-day period after eligibility for TANF ended.

 (f)  A child should not be placed on a waiting list if a former TANF parent or caretaker requests subsidized child care for a child any time prior to 184 calendar days after TANF benefits ended.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3041.12 (relating to provision of subsidized child care); 55 Pa. Code §  3041.149 (relating to transfer from other states); and 55 Pa. Code §  3041.150 (relating to expiration of TANF benefits).

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