Department of Human Services

Families First Online Policy Manual

Assistance Unit

Revised:

7.9

VERIFICATION

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All required verification must be in writing.  Relationship must be established.  Verifications are required which establish the relationship of the child to the caretaker/caretaker relative.  Eligibility cannot be established until it is proven that the child for whom assistance is requested is within the specific degree of relationship.  Verification may include:

 

·        Marriage license/divorce decrees.

 

·        Birth certificates.

 

·        Doctor’s/mid-wife’s statement.

 

·        Paternity orders.

 

·        Statement from individuals in a position to know.

 

The Classification of the Drug Felony status must be established before eligibility can be established.  The specific violation may be verified by one of the following:

 

·        A certified copy of the Judgment from the court.

 

·        Probation/Parole documents.

 

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