FAA6.I Tribal Assistance Programs : 07 Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community LEARN (SRP-MIC LEARN)-Overview
Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community LEARN (SRP-MIC LEARN)-Overview
 
(01/01/21 - 12/31/21)
The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Life Enhancements and Resource Network (SRP-MIC LEARN) staff determines eligibility for the Tribal TANF applicants living in the SRP-MIC. The CA, NA, and MA program determinations are completed by FAA workers.
 
See SRP-MIC LEARN Office for contact information.
 
The following does not apply to the SRP-MIC TANF program:
 
DCSS compliance
Grant Diversion
TPEP
 
When a participant does not meet the following SRP-MIC TANF requirements, FAA determines eligibility for CA:
 
Budgetary unit is living on the SRP-MIC reservation.
At least one participant is an enrolled SRP-MIC member.
Non SRP-MIC members when there is a legal relationship with an enrolled eligible participant.
 
Exemption for the Unwed Minor Parent (UMP) policy is determined by SRPMIC LEARN staff. See FBCP Exempt Child for more information.
 
Indian Gaming income is not countable towards the SRP-MIC TANF budgetary unit. (See Indian Gaming Industry Per Capita Income)
 
Child support may be garnished and passed through from a quarterly Indian Gaming per capita disbursement. 50% of the garnished child support is not budgeted towards the SRP-MIC TANF budgetary unit.
 
SRP-MIC TANF is not subject to the following:
 
The 20% benefit reduction
 
To be eligible for SRP-MIC cash payments the budgetary unit must be prospectively eligible. To be prospectively eligible the budgetary unit must pass each of the following income tests:
 
 
NOTE The SRP-MIC TANF benefit amount is determined on the AFIM, AFNN, and AFPD AZTECS screens by the SRP-MIC LEARN eligibility staff.
 
The following CA Earned Income Deductions are applied during the need standard tests:
 
Dependent Care Expense Deduction
 
SRP-MIC LEARN staff follow normal keying procedures necessary in making an eligibility decision. AZTECS must be able to identify the SRP-MIC TANF case to complete a correct eligibility determination.
 
ADDR
Key SA in the RESERVATION field when the budgetary unit is living on the SRP-MIC. Delete the SA code from the RESERVATION field when the budgetary unit no longer lives on the SRP-MIC.
RARE
Key Y in the AI RACE field and SA in the TRIBE field next to any participant who is enrolled in the SRP-MIC.
Key the participant's tribal census enrollment number in the TRIBAL CENSUS field, when known.
UNIN
Key the OF Unearned Income Code in the INC TYPE field when child support income is countable for NA only.
Key the OX Unearned Income Code in the INC TYPE field when income is not countable for NA or CA.
WERE
X is keyed (FBCP exempt) in the AF EXPT RSN field next to each participant in the SRP-MIC TANF budgetary unit. Exemption for the Unwed Minor Parent (UMP) policy is determined by SRP‑MIC LEARN staff.
WORW
Key RT in the PAR/EXEM field next to any adult participant.
CARC
196 is keyed in the SITE CODE field.
 
The following message is keyed on CADO by the SRP-MIC LEARN eligibility staff as a reminder to FAA staff:
 
*Important – Please Read* This is a SRPMIC (SA –Site Code 196) AF case to be worked by SRPMIC Tribal TANF Eligibility Workers only, Do Not take actions on AF.