FAA1.D Application Requirements : 06 CA Payee - Overview : C CA Payee - CA EBT Alternate Card Holder : .04 CA Payee - CA EBT Alternate Card Holder - Emergency Situations
.04 CA Payee - CA EBT Alternate Card Holder - Emergency Situations
 
(01/01/20 - 12/31/20)
An emergency CA EBT Alternate Card Holder may be named when there is not enough time to make any other plan for the child's care and support. Emergency situations include, but are not limited to the following:
 
The PI is unable to provide care for the dependent child due to any of the following emergencies:
Abandons or deserts the child
Is incarcerated
Is committed to a hospital for the mentally ill
There is not enough time to make other plans for the child's care
 
An individual is named as an emergency CA EBT Alternate Card Holder when FAA is notified that the individual is acting as a representative for, or on behalf of the CA PI. It is not necessary that the CA EBT Alternate Card Holder be a specified relative, provided they are caring for the child.
 
Payments may be made available to a CA EBT Alternate Card Holder only for the following:
 
The child receiving CA cash benefits
A period not to exceed 90 days
 
When an emergency CA EBT Alternate card holder is named, send the Request for an Emergency Representative (C000) notice. The C000 notice informs the CA EBT Alternate Card Holder of the following:
 
To complete an application
Benefits for the remaining persons will continue for 90 days
Benefits will be stopped if an application is not received by the 90th day. Enter the 90th day from the date the CA alternate card holder is established.
 
Stop CA benefits the month following the end of the 90th day, send an adequate notice and document actions in case notes.