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4.12 Date of Eligibility

ISSUE DATE: 04/2016

The date eligibility begins depends on the sub-program the family is eligible for.

MFIP/DWP

Approve eligibility for employed persons not participating in employment services beginning the later date of:

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The date of employment or approved job search.

OR

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The date of MFIP or DWP eligibility.

Retroactive eligibility cannot go back further than 6 months prior to the application date.

Approve eligibility for participants in employment services beginning the later date of:

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The start date of the services.

OR

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The date of MFIP or DWP eligibility

TRANSITION YEAR (TY)

Approve eligibility the first day of the month after the family loses eligibility for MFIP or DWP if the family is eligible. Make child care payments retroactive to this date if the family has maintained eligibility during the entire time period. Payments of child care assistance may only be made retroactive for a maximum of six months from the CCAP application date.

If the family has not maintained eligibility during the entire time period since MFIP or DWP eligibility ended, then the family will need to reapply. Make child care payments retroactive to the date TY eligibility requirements were met after MFIP or DWP eligibility ended. TY requirements include income entrance limits as described in Chapter 4.3.6 (Transition Year (TY)).

A family with continued CCAP eligibility that can be verified does not need to meet the income entry requirement.

TRANSITION YEAR EXTENSION (TYE)

Approve eligibility the date the family completes their Transition Year Child Care and Basic Sliding Fee funding is not available. The family must maintain eligibility requirements for TYE.

BASIC SLIDING FEE (BSF)

Approve child care assistance beginning the later date of:

The date the application was received by the agency.

OR

The beginning date of employment, approved education or training, or approved job search.

MFIP/DWP CHILD CARE FOR STUDENT PARENTS

Approve child care assistance beginning the later of:

The date the application was received by the agency.

OR

The date the parent began pursuing an approved high school or general equivalency diploma education activity.

LEGAL AUTHORITY
Minnesota Rules 3400.0040
Minnesota Statutes 119B.09

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