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WAC 388-436-0015

Consolidated emergency assistance program (CEAP).

(1) CEAP is available to the following:
(a) A pregnant woman in any stage of pregnancy; or
(b) Families with dependent children, including families who have stopped receiving their TANF grant under WAC 388-310-1600 so long as:
(i) The dependent child is living with a parent or a relative of specified degree as defined under WAC 388-454-0010; or
(ii) The dependent child has lived with such a relative within six months of the request for assistance.
(2) Applicants must be residents of Washington state as defined in WAC 388-468-0005.
(3) Applicants must demonstrate a financial need for emergency funds for one or more of the following basic requirements:
(a) Food;
(b) Shelter;
(c) Clothing;
(d) Minor medical care;
(e) Utilities;
(f) Household maintenance supplies;
(g) Necessary clothing or transportation costs to accept or retain a job; or
(h) Transportation for a minor, not in foster care, to a home where care will be provided by family members or approved caretakers.
(4) Payment under this program is limited to one time within twelve consecutive months for a period covering no more than thirty consecutive days.
(5) The department may discontinue program benefits issuances during periods of time when state funds appropriated for CEAP are exhausted.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, and 74.04.660. WSR 11-02-037, § 388-436-0015, filed 12/29/10, effective 2/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090. WSR 07-07-103, § 388-436-0015, filed 3/19/07, effective 4/19/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, and 74.04.057. WSR 04-05-013, § 388-436-0015, filed 2/6/04, effective 3/8/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-436-0015, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.]
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