WAC 388-458-0030

Effective October 1, 2013

WAC 388-458-0030 We send you a termination letter when your benefits stop.

  1. We send you a termination letter when your benefits stop. 

  2. On the letter, we tell you:

    1. When your benefits are going to end;

    2. The reason they are ending;

    3. The rules that support our decision; and

    4. Your right to have your case reviewed or ask for a fair hearing.

  3. We tell you at least ten days before your benefits end unless;

    1. You asked us to stop your benefits;

    2. We have proof that everyone in your assistance unit has moved to another state or will move to another state before the next benefits are issued;

    3. We have proof that everyone in your assistance unit has died;

    4. We have to change benefits for a lot of people at once because of a law change;

    5. We got returned mail from the post office that says you have moved and we do not have a forwarding address; or

    6. For food assistance, your certification period is ending.

  4. The ten-day count starts on the day we mail or give you the letter and ends on the tenth day.

  5.  If we don’t have to give you ten days notice, we send the letter to you:

    1. For cash assistance, by the date of the action.

    2. For food assistance, by the date you normally get your benefits.

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