I CA Needy Family Example 2
 
Brenda (age 33) applied for CA for her nephew, Billy, only. Brenda's spouse, Bob, is in the home, along with her daughter, Sally, and her stepdaughter, Brianna. The CA needy family test is based on the following family:
 
Individual
Relationship
Family Member
Brenda (33)
PI
Y
Billy (12)
NN
Y
Bob (38)
SP
Y
Sally (11)
CH
Y
Brianna (9)
SC
Y
 
The CA budgetary unit size is 1
The family size is 5
 
NOTE For purposes of the CA needy family test, a family is based on the Caretaker relative who exercises responsibility for the dependent child.
 
Brenda exercises responsibility for her nephew and therefore her spouse and minor children are included in the CA needy family determination.