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GLOSSARY: THRIFTY...

ISSUE DATE: 04/2013

THRIFTY FOOD PLAN AMOUNT
The standardized maximum amount of monthly SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM a UNIT can receive based on its size.

TIMELY NOTICE

A notice sent at least as far ahead of the proposed action as program rules require.

TITLE IV

A title of the Federal Higher Education Act which authorizes grants and loans for post-secondary students.

TITLE IV-A

The section of the Social Security Act authorizing the TANF program.

TITLE IV-D

The part of the Social Security Act that authorizes establishing PATERNITY and collecting CHILD SUPPORT by the IV-D UNIT.

TITLE IV-E FOSTER CARE

FOSTER CARE payments authorized under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act.

TITLE XX

The section of the Social Security Act authorizing block grants to the states to provide social services.

TORT LIABILITY

The legal obligation of a party responsible for an accident or injury to pay for the resulting costs.

TORT SETTLEMENT

Compensation awarded as a result of a lawsuit.

TRADE ADJUSTMENT ACT

Federal law which provides payments to people whose employment was adversely affected by the importation of goods.

TRAFFICKING VICTIMS

People who are forced into the international sex trade, prostitution, slavery, and forced labor through coercion, threats of physical violence, psychological abuse, torture, and imprisonment, who have been certified as trafficking victims by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NOTE: People under age 18 who are trafficking victims are not required to be certified but are issued letters of confirmation by ORR. See 0011.03.30 (Non-Citizens - Trafficking Victims).

TRANSFER

To cause right, title, or interest in REAL PROPERTY or PERSONAL PROPERTY to pass from 1 person to another.

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

Housing designed for independent living and provided to a homeless person or family at a rental rate of at least 25% of the family income for a period of up to 24 months. If a transitional housing program is associated with a licensed facility or shelter, it must be located in a separate facility or a specified section of the main facility where residents can be responsible for their own meals and other daily needs.

TRANSITIONAL STANDARD

MFIP : The basic standard for a family with no earnings consisting of a combination of the CASH ASSISTANCE needs and the food assistance needs for a family of that size.

TREATMENT PLAN

GA : Method of rehabilitation, care, and therapy designed by a social service agency for chemically dependent or mentally ill people in certain facilities.

TREATMENT RESIDENCES

SNAP: Public or private non-profit facilities licensed by either the Minnesota Department of Human Services or Department of Health for the treatment of drug or alcohol abuse. (The state does not license hospitals with residential treatment facilities.)

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