SI BOS00830.410: Verification of Title IV-E Payments to Children in the Custody of the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) (TN 5-264 - 11/2017)
Effective Dates: 05/13/2016 - Present SI BOS00830.410 Verification of Title IV-E Payments to Children in the Custody of the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) (TN 5-264 -- 09/2006) A. Procedure Document the frequency and amount of title IV-E payments a child receives. A special procedure exists to obtain this information from the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF). Fax a copy of the FAX TRANSMITTAL - TITLE IV-E FUNDING VERIFICATION document (Exhibit 1) to the DCF Revenue Management Unit at (617) 542-3824. Do not request this information by telephone.
- 1. Completion of Form
Complete the items in the section entitled “PART I: TO BE COMPLETED BY SSA.” The three items marked “if available” are optional. Include this information if you obtained it from the DCF social worker during an interview. DCF will complete the items in PART II as appropriate and fax the form back to you.
- 2. Follow-Up
If you do not receive a response within one week, call Kerin Sullivan at (617) 426-4949 ext. 1288. You may also email her at email@example.com to follow-up on your request. Do not include personal information regarding the title IV-E foster case recipient in your email. Personal information includes the name, SSN and specific details of the claim. Use the following format for the email: I faxed a request for title IV-E benefit information to your office on mm/dd/yyyy and have not yet received a response. Please call me at (999) 999-9999 ext. 999 if you do not have the original faxed request. If you do have the request, please advise me of the estimated completion date. Requestor’s name. 3. Special situations a. Payments Funded under Section 477 of Title IV-E – See Item 2 on the Form Payments made under Section 477 of the title IV-E (Independent Living Initiatives) are social services (SI 00815.050) and are not income. b. Payments Made under a State-Funded Program – See Item 3 on the Form Payments funded wholly by the State are Assistance Based on Need (ABON) – SI 00830.175 and excluded from income. B. References * Assistance Based on Need SI 00830.175 * Foster Care SI 00830.410 * Medical and Social Services SI 00815.050 View PDF Version
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