Department of Human Services

Families First Online Policy Manual

Age Requirement

Revised:

12.1

POLICY STATEMENT

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To be eligible for Families First benefits, a child must be either:

 

        Under age 18.

 

        Under age 19 and will complete high school or an equivalent vocational/technical training before his/her 19th birthday.

 

If an 18 year old child is in school, but will not complete high school or an equivalent vocational/technical training before turning 19, he/she will be ineligible for Families First benefits effective the month following the month of his/her 18th birthday. The 18-year old child who will complete the secondary education before becoming 19 will become ineligible the month after the month that he/she graduates.

 

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