L CA Needy Family Example 5
 
Margaret (age 47) applied for CA for her niece, Carrie and Carrie's son Phillip only. Margaret's two minor children, John and Mark are also in the home. The CA needy family test is based on the following family:
 
Individual
Relationship
Family Member
Margaret (47)
PI
Y
Carrie (17)
NN
Y
Phillip (1)
GN
Y
John (10)
CH
Y
Mark (8)
CH
Y
 
The CA budgetary unit size is 2
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.
 
Margaret exercises responsibility for her niece and her grandnephew, as well as her own two children. Therefore they are all included in the CA needy family determination.