FAA1.D Application Requirements : 06 CA Payee - Overview : C CA Payee - CA EBT Alternate Card Holder : .03 CA Payee - CA EBT Alternate Card Holder - Assigned by DCS or Tribal Social Services
.03 CA Payee - CA EBT Alternate Card Holder - Assigned by DCS or Tribal Social Services
The Department of Child Safety (DCS) or Tribal Social Services may instruct FAA to name a CA EBT Alternate Card Holder other than the participant currently receiving the CA benefit. This may be due to either of the following:
 
Neglect or abuse of the children
Mismanagement of the family money
 
When DCS or Tribal Social Services orders a CA EBT Alternate Card Holder, FAA must discuss the naming of a CA EBT Alternate Card Holder with the participant.
 
Name a CA EBT Alternate Card Holder whether agreement can be reached or not.
 
DCS or Tribal Social Services is responsible for monitoring the participant's case.
 
They inform FAA when the CA EBT Alternate Card Holder is no longer needed.
 
When DCS anticipates that a CA EBT Alternate Card Holder is needed for more than two years, they take the following action:
 
Seek judicial appointment of a guardian.
Place the children in Foster Care.