170-290-3506  <<  170-290-3520 >>   170-290-3530

Eligibility.

(1) To be eligible for SCC the person applying for benefits must:
(a) Not currently be receiving temporary aid for needy families (TANF);
(b) Live in one of the following Washington state counties: Adams, Benton, Chelan, Douglas, Franklin, Grant, Kittitas, Okanogan, Skagit, Walla Walla, Whatcom, or Yakima;
(c) At application and reapplication, have parental control of one or more children;
(d) Be the child's:
(i) Parent, either biological or adopted;
(ii) Stepparent;
(iii) Legal guardian as verified by a legal or court document;
(iv) Adult sibling or step-sibling;
(v) Aunt;
(vi) Uncle;
(vii) Niece or nephew;
(viii) Grandparent; or
(ix) Any of the above relatives in (v), (vi), or (viii) of this subsection, with the prefix "great," such as great-aunt.
(e) At application and reapplication, participate in an approved activity under WAC 170-290-3555;
(f) Have countable income at or below the maximum eligibility limit described in WAC 170-290-0005. The consumer's eligibility shall end if the consumer's countable income is greater than eighty-five percent of the state median income or if resources exceed one million dollars;
(g) Complete the application for child care and DSHS verification process, regardless of other program benefits or services received; and
(h) Meet eligibility requirements for SCC described under part III of this chapter.
(2) Children. To be eligible for SCC, the child receiving SCC must:
(a) Belong to one of the following groups as defined in WAC 388-424-0001:
(i) A U.S. citizen;
(ii) A U.S. national;
(iii) A qualified alien; or
(iv) A nonqualified alien who meets the Washington state residency requirements as listed in WAC 388-468-0005; and
(b) Live in Washington state and be:
(i) Less than thirteen years of age; or
(ii) Less than nineteen years of age and:
(A) Have a verified special need according to WAC 170-290-0220; or
(B) Be under court supervision.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.070, chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 16-19-107, § 170-290-3520, filed 9/21/16, effective 10/22/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.060, 43.215.070, and chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 16-09-059, § 170-290-3520, filed 4/15/16, effective 5/16/16; WSR 11-12-078, § 170-290-3520, filed 5/31/11, effective 7/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.060, 43.215.070, 2006 c 265, and chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 09-22-043, § 170-290-3520, filed 10/28/09, effective 12/1/09.]
Site Contents
Selected content listed in alphabetical order under each group