Basic Food Work Requirements - BF E&T (BFET) Payments for Related Expenses
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Basic Food Work Requirements - BF E&T (BFET) Payments for Related Expenses


Revised April 24, 2014



Purpose:

WAC 388-444-0025What expenses will the department pay to help me participate in BF E&T?

WAC 388-444-0025

WAC 388-444-0025

Effective October 1, 2010

WAC 388-444-0025 What expenses will the department pay to help me participate in BF E&T?

1)    The department pays certain actual expenses needed for you to participate in the BF E&T program. We will pay for the following expenses:

a.    Transportation related costs; and

b.    Dependent care costs for each dependent through twelve years of age.

2)    We do not pay your dependent care costs if:

a.    The child is thirteen years of age or older unless they are:

                                          i.    Physically and/or mentally unable to care for themselves; or

                                        ii.    Under court order requiring adult supervision; or

b.    Any member in the food assistance unit provides the dependent care.

3)    We do not use the cost of dependent care the department pays for as an income deduction for your household’s dependent care costs under WAC 388-450-0185.

This is a reprint of the official rule as published by the Office of the Code Reviser. If there are previous versions of this rule, they can be found using the Legislative Search page.

CLARIFYING INFORMATION

   
  1. BFET Participant Reimbursements and Work First Support Services:

Prior receipt of Work First support services or concurrent receipt of post-TANF support services does not affect potential eligibility for the following BFET participant reimbursements:

a.  Transportation allowance for participants:

BFET participants may receive a maximum $150 allowance per month for transportation costs related to BFET participation. Bus passes and gas vouchers are permitted under this allowance, and may be authorized by the BFET Provider (contractor) upon availability of funds.

b.  Clothing allowance for participants:

BFET participants may receive a maximum $300 clothing allowance once in the 12 month period from October 1 to September 30. This allowance may be authorized by the BFET Provider upon availability of funds.

  1. Dependent care allowance - Non-ABAWD participants only:
    1. Allowed to BFET participants ages 16 through 59 with dependents.
    2. Allowed for children up to age 12.
    3. Subject to funds availability by the Child Care Subsidy Programs (CCSP) and/or BFET.
    4. Must follow all other rules as established by CCSP unless the funding is directly from BFET.

 

Modification Date: April 24, 2014