.03 Employment Referrals – Hopi Tribal TANF
 
(01/01/21 - 12/31/21)
When a Hopi Tribal member submits a new application, the head of household is required to pre-comply with the Hopi Family Assistance Program (HFAP) prior to releasing TANF benefits.
 
With all new applications, key RH in the PAR/EXEM field on WORW for all mandatory HFAP participants.
 
When the TANF interview is completed in person, complete the following:
 
Section I of the Hopi Tribal TANF Referral Notice (FAA‑1459A) form.
Inform the participant of the pre-compliance requirement with HFAP and the due date for compliance.
Have the participant read and sign section II of the FAA‑1459.
Give the participant a copy of the FAA‑1459A and the FAA‑0077A.
Upload a copy of the FAA-1459A to OnBase(g).
Send a copy of the FAA‑1459A via email to the HFAP Office.
Document the case file(g).
 
When the TANF interview is completed by telephone, complete the following:
 
Section I of the Hopi Tribal TANF Referral Notice (FAA‑1459A).
Inform the participant of the pre-compliance requirement with HFAP.
Send the Hopi CA Pre‑Approval (A600) notice. The notice advises the participant of the following:
Requirement to comply with HFAP
Due date to comply
Possible results for failure to comply
Send a copy of the A600 notice and a copy of the FAA‑1459A, via email to the HFAP Office.
Document the case file.
 
When the FAA‑1459A is received indicating in Section III that the participant has complied and meets all other eligibility requirements, complete the following:
 
TANF CA eligibility determination
Send the appropriate approval notice
Section IV of the FAA‑1459A
Send a copy of the FAA‑1459A via email to the HFAP Office
 
When FAA does not receive the FAA‑1459A or receives the FAA‑1459A indicating the participant has not complied, complete the following:
 
Key the JP Denial or Closure Reason Code on AFED
Deny the TANF application
Send the Noncompliance with Jobs/NEW Orientation (A208) notice
Section IV of the FAA-1459A
Send a copy of the FAA-1459A via email to the HFAP Office