Department of Human Services

Food Stamp Online  Policy Manual

Application Process

Revised: 

33.8

PROCEDURES FOR DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY

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1240-1-14-.08(1)

If a determination of eligibility cannot be made at intake, the caseworker will have 30 days to obtain the necessary information and make a decision as to whether the applicant is eligible or ineligible for Food Stamps.  During this time the caseworker must:

 

(a)     Make whatever collateral contacts are necessary

 

(b)    Determine all elements of eligibility

 

(c)     Refer to Section 1240-1-16 for methods of verification.

 

(d)    Record information on the CLRC screen gathered through the office interview, home visit, collateral contacts, or other verification.

 

(e)     Make a determination and approve or deny the application.

 

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