Parents are required to be in the assistance unit EXCEPT for parents of minor caregivers. See 0014.03 (Determining the Assistance Unit), 0014.03.03 (Determining the Cash Assistance Unit), 0014.06 (Who Must Be Excluded From Assistance Unit), 0016.03 (Income From Disqualified Unit Members), 0016.09 (Income From Ineligible Stepparents), 0016.15 (Income From Ineligible Parents).
When a parent who chooses not to apply for MSA lives with the parent's minor child who is a client, determine whether you must consider part of the parent's income available to the child. To determine the amount, follow the procedure in 0016.15 (Income From Ineligible Parents).
See 0016.12 (Income From Parents of Adult GA Children).