PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE TO BLIND, AGED, OR DISABLED PERSONS, AND TO DEPENDENT CHILDREN
New Hampshire Employment Program and Family Assistance Program
167:84 Family Assistance Program.
I. The family assistance program shall provide financial assistance for dependent children who:
(a) Are deprived of parental support or care by reason of death, continued absence from the home, physical or mental incapacity of a parent; and
(b) Reside with either their nonable-bodied specified relative or a caretaker relative who is not included in the assistance group. Financial assistance shall be provided to the parents of the dependent child for the benefit of the child. Financial assistance may be provided to the nonable-bodied caretaker relative for the benefit of the child.
II. An applicant shall meet all eligibility requirements under RSA 167:79, II, III, IV, V, VI(a), RSA 167:80 and RSA 167:81 to be eligible for financial assistance under this section, and shall be subject to applicable sanctions,including case closure, under RSA 167:82, III(a), III(b), and III(f).
III. Persons eligible for financial assistance under this section shall be eligible for medical assistance as categorically needy pursuant to RSA 167:82, VI.
IV. Financial assistance payments shall be pursuant to RSA 167:82, VII.
V. Administration of the family assistance program shall be pursuant to RSA 167:83, I(a), I(c), II, III, and IV.
Source. 1995, 310:62. 2006, 325:13, eff. Oct. 1, 2006.