FAA3.B Absent Parent (AP) Screens : 05 Cooperation with Child Support Services - Overview
05 Cooperation with Child Support Services - Overview
(01/01/21 - 12/31/21)
Effective for all applications registered 07/01/2020 and after, DCSS Cooperation restarts using the Virtual Pre-Approval Cooperation process. For instructions see, Interview Requirements for DCSS Cooperation.
Effective for benefit month 04/2020 until further notice, see the Urgent Bulletin emailed 03/31/2020 regarding Temporary Suspension of Jobs Work Requirements, Cooperation with DCSS, and Federal and State Time Limits.
Parents or caretaker relatives who are receiving CA are required to cooperate with the Division of Child Support Services (DCSS). This also applies when a change is reported, and a participant requests an additional child be added to an ongoing CA case.
DCSS cooperation is not required when any of the following apply:
Exempt from DCSS cooperation
For new CA participants when both of the following are met:
The date displayed in the DATE OF AF COOPERATION field is less than 30 calendar days prior to the date of the interview
There have been no budgetary unit participant changes
NOTE All new CA participants must cooperate with DCSS before CA approval when DCSS cooperation is required.
For CA, key absent parent information, including changes that are reported or discovered, on the AP screens.
Policy and procedures regarding DCSS cooperation are outlined as follows: