WAC 388-408-0045

Effective November 1, 2003

WAC 388-408-0045 Am I eligible for Basic Food if I live in a shelter for battered women and children?

  1. You may be eligible for Basic Food benefits if you live in a shelter for battered women and children.

  2. If you live in a shelter for battered women and children and you left an assistance unit (AU) that included the abuser, we certify you as a separate AU for Basic Food:

    1. You may get additional amount of Basic Food benefits even if you received benefits with the abuser.

    2. The department will decide your eligibility and benefits based on:

      1. The income and resources you have access to; and

      2. The expenses you are responsible for. 

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