FAA2.M Welfare Reform (WERE/CODC/CODF) : 08 CA Unwed Minor Parent (UMP) - Overview
CA Unwed Minor Parent (UMP) - Overview
(12/01/13 – 01/31/14)
A participant is considered an Unwed Minor Parent (UMP) when they meet the following criteria:
Under age 18
Is a parent
Has never been married
Consider the participant an UMP until the first day of the month they attain age 18.
A minor parent who claims to be married must verify the marriage or their CA eligibility will be determined under the UMP policy. (See Married Minor Parents)
AZTECS generates an ACTS alert when the UMP is receiving CA Supportive Services.
Determine eligibility for CA benefits beginning with the first day of the month in which the UMP turns 18. All CA eligibility factors must be met.
Stop the CA Supportive Services benefits effective the month of CA benefits approval. When the UMP is not eligible for a CA cash benefit, stop CA Supportive Services allowing for NOAA and deny CA.
When an UMP reports a change in living arrangements, review the following:
Take appropriate action to determine the following as applicable:
CA eligibility
CA Supportive Services eligibility
Stop benefits allowing for NOAA when the UMP is no longer eligible.
Policy and procedures regarding UMP are outlined as follows:
Good Cause Reasons (for living on their own)