Department of Human Services

Families First Online Policy Manual

Treatment of Income

Revised:

21.2

PROJECTING INCOME

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In Families First, a prospective method of determining eligibility and payment is used.

 

At the time of case action a decision is made as to the amount of income to be considered available for a future period.  The caseworker anticipates monthly income the AU will have in the coming months and uses this figure to calculate the amount of benefits for Families First.

 

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