FAA1.A Background and Introduction : 11 Programs Administered by FAA - Overview : A Programs Administered by FAA - Cash Assistance (CA) - Overview
A Programs Administered by FAA - Cash Assistance (CA) - Overview
 
(10/01/10 – 12/31/10)
The purpose of the CA program is to provide temporary cash assistance and supportive services to eligible participants in the following groups:
 
Parents or specified relatives with dependent children under age 19 who are in their care
Parents of a child who receives SSI
Two-Parent Employment Program
 
FAA is responsible for determining CA eligibility and eligibility for some Tribal TANF programs.
 
When CA participants have the potential to become self-supporting with a onetime payment, Grant Diversion may be offered as an option. CA applications are screened for potential Grant Diversion eligibility.