J CA Needy Family Example 3
 
Carol (age 33) applied for CA for herself and her daughter, Cindy. Carol's spouse, Carlos, is in the home, along with Carlos's daughter Camilla, and Florence, Carol's mother. The CA needy family test is based on the following family:
 
Individual
Relationship
Family Member
Carol (33)
PI
Y
Carlos (38)
SP
Y
Cindy (14)
CH
Y
Camilla (11)
SC
Y
Florence (62)
PA
N
 
The CA budgetary unit size is 2
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.
 
Carol and her spouse exercise responsibility for her daughter and her stepdaughter therefore they are all included in the CA needy family determination. Carol does not exercise responsibility for Florence; therefore, she is not included in the needy family determination.