10A NCAC 71W .0704 BENEFIT LEVELS
(a) Cash assistance:
(1) The maximum cash assistance benefit per household is three hundred dollars ($300) during 30 consecutive days. Assistance cannot be received again within a 12 consecutive month period.
(2) When the agency purchases in-kind goods or contracts for the purchase of services to alleviate or to prevent destitution of the family, the value of the in-kind goods or contracted services purchased with the cash assistance must be established and considered when authorizing the benefit level.
(A) For in-kind goods, the value shall be the actual purchase price of the goods.
(B) For contracted services, the provider shall submit to the agency a written statement of the value of the service purchased with the cash assistance.
(1) There is no maximum benefit level for services but the family must need the services to alleviate the identified emergency.
(2) Services must be authorized within a single 30 day period no less than 12 months after the beginning of the family's last EA authorization period and are limited to a maximum duration of 364 days.
History Note: Filed as a Temporary Amendment Eff. January 1, 1995 for a period of 180 days or until the permanent rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner;
Filed as a Temporary Amendment Eff. November 7, 1994 for a period of 180 days or until the permanent rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner;
Filed as a Temporary Rule Eff. November 1, 1986 for a period of 62 days to expire on January 1, 1987;
Authority G.S. 108A-39.1; 143B-153; 45 C.F.R. 233.120;
Eff. January 1, 1987;
Amended Eff. March 1, 1995; June 1, 1990; August 1, 1988.