Department of Human Services

Families First Online Policy Manual





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The applicant/recipient should be given the following information:


        Furnishing a Social Security number or applying for a number is a condition of eligibility.


        Failure to furnish the number or apply for the number will result in ineligibility of the individual.


        The Social Security number will be used in the administration of the Families First (as well as Food Stamps and Medicaid) program.


        The Social Security number will be used to check other government records that may impact Families First eligibility such as:


-         IRS

-         Wage records

-         Unemployment Compensation

-         Social Security

-         SSI benefits.



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