DCS Fast Pass Application Process
 
(01/01/21 - 12/31/21)
The DCS Fast Pass Application process was implemented to provide a streamlined application process for families receiving help from the Department of Child Safety (DCS).
 
A DCS specialist starts the DCS Fast Pass Application Process when it is determined the family they are assisting may need Nutrition, Cash, or Medical Assistance benefits.
 
The following agencies are licensed to assist DCS with the application process:
 
Jewish Family & Child Services
Southwest Human Development
Human Resource Training (HRT)
 
The DCS Fast Pass Application Process includes the following timeframes:
 
Interviews are conducted within one workday(g) of the date of application, when possible.
Eligibility determinations are completed no later than twenty calendar days from the date of application when verification has been provided.
 
NOTE All eligibility factors and verification requirements must be met before approval. Denial processing timeframes remain the same.
 
Policy and procedures regarding the responsibilities of each group are as follows: