H CA Needy Family Example 1
 
April (age 23) applied for herself and her three children, Abigail, Albert and Bert. She lives with her parents, Lloyd and Loretta, and her niece Maria. The CA needy family test is based on the following family:
 
Individual
Relationship
Family Member
April (23)
PI
Y
Abigail (5)
CH
Y
Albert (3)
CH
Y
Bert (newborn)
CH
Y
Lloyd (53)
PA
N
Loretta (51)
PA
N
Maria (17)
NN
N
 
The CA budgetary unit size is 4
The family size is 4
 
NOTE For purposes of the CA needy family test, a family is based on the Caretaker relative who exercises responsibility for the dependent child.
 
April does not exercise responsibility for Lloyd, Loretta and Maria and therefore they are not included in the CA needy family determination.