FAA1.C Rights and Responsibilities : 01 Participant Rights : B Right to First Contact Resolution
Right to First Contact Resolution
Information on this page refers to the Nutrition Assistance program Information on this page refers to the Cash Assistance program
This section includes information about First Contact Resolution.
Policy
A participant has the right to have an eligibility determination completed the same day as the interview for NA or CA applications when both of the following occur:
The participant or the authorized representative provides all necessary documents before or during the interview.
FAA receives all mandatory information and verification needed during the interview.
The participant has the primary responsibility for verifying eligibility factors. When the participant requests assistance, the agency assists in obtaining the verification.
Verification
See the Eligibility Factors Table for more information about required verification for NA and CA mandatory eligibility factors.
Legal Authorities
7 CFR 273.2(a)(1)
7 CFR 273.2(e)(1)
45 CFR 206.10(a)(2)(i)
last revised 04/11/2022