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GLOSSARY: FIRST ADULT...

ISSUE DATE: 09/2012

FIRST ADULT STANDARD
GA : The standard of ASSISTANCE which is designated to meet the needs of the 1st CAREGIVER. See 0020.18 (GA Assistance Standards). Also used in some calculations as the amount of ALLOCATION or amount DEEMed for an individual's needs. See 0018.30 (Allocations).

FIRST COUSIN ONCE REMOVED

The relationship between a person and the child(ren) of the person's 1st cousin.

FIVE DAY NOTICE

A notice sent at least 5 days before the date of action.

FMV

See FAIR MARKET VALUE in 0002.23 (Glossary: Fair Hearing...).

FNS

See FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICE (FNS) below.

FOOD AND CONSUMER SERVICE (FCS)

See FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICE (FNS).

FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICE (FNS)

The Food and Nutrition Service of the United States Department of Agriculture. (Formerly known as the Food and Consumer Service (FCS)).

FOOD STAMP CASH OUT DEMONSTRATION PROJECT

SNAP : A pilot project that issues direct deposit or a check to eligible people instead of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. (People age 65 or older or eligible for SSI.)

FOOD SUPPORT EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING (FSET)

The former name of an employment and training program for some Food Support recipients. It is now known as SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING (SNAP E&T).

FOOD SUPPORT

The former name for benefits issued under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for the purchase of food. It is now known as SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP).

FOOD SUPPORT PROGRAM

The former name for the program now known as SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP).

FORECLOSURE

A legal proceeding removing the right of a person who mortgages property to redeem (free from a lien by payment of the mortgage amount) the mortgage on the property.

FOSTER CARE

Care given to a MINOR CHILD or adult including emergency, interim, or permanent care.

The 24 hour a day care of a child that provides 1 or more child(ren) with a substitute for the care, food, lodging, training, education, supervision, or treatment they need, but which for any reason cannot be furnished by their PARENTS or LEGAL GUARDIANS in their homes.


FOSTER HOME

A home licensed to provide care to minor children and adults including emergency, interim, or permanent care.

FRAUD

A person is considered to have committed fraud when obtaining, attempting to obtain, or aiding and abetting another to obtain assistance benefits to which the person is not entitled, through intentionally false statements, representations, or the withholding of material information.

FRAUD OVERPAYMENT

An overpayment which is determined to be fraud by:

Court action, including criminal conviction, disqualification consent agreement, pre-trial diversion plan, or civil fraud judgment.

Administrative Disqualification process (an ADH hearing or ADH waiver).

Confession of judgment which admits intentional program violation.


FS

See FOOD SUPPORT above.

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