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What resources can you use to meet low-income requirements for WIOA Youth?
For WIOA funded participants, compare the income to either the federal poverty guidelines (FPG), the lower living standard income level (LLSIL) or living in a high poverty area, whichever helps the individual qualify as low-income. See WIOAPL 15-19: Poverty Income Guidelines and Lower Living Standard Income Level and the Lower Living Standard Income Level Poverty Income Chart for this information. A link to the current FPG and LLSIL is located here. A link to high-poverty areas is located here. In addition, there are other low income exceptions for foster care youth, homeless youth, disabled youth, etc. listed in OAC 5101:10-3-01.
Are co-funded participants who are not receiving cash assistance included in the TANF semi-annual recertification? Are individuals who are court ordered by a judge to participate in CCMEP eligible for the CCMEP program? Are CCMEP participants eligible for unemployment benefits? Are non-citizens eligible for CCMEP? Can a 24 year old who will turn 25 soon be eligible for CCMEP? Can a participant who has successfully obtained unsubsidized employment with the participant's youth service provider continue to be served by the provider? Can we continue to fund a CCMEP youth with TANF funds if there is a pending IPV investigation? Does a participant's eligibility end? Does the WIOA definition of family size and the TANF definition of household have the same meaning? Does income earned in subsidized employment count toward child care eligibility? How do I determine whose income to count for eligibility purposes? If a 19 year old moves in with a relative and the relative’s minor child, is the 19 year old eligible for CCMEP/ TANF funded services? If a CCMEP applicant is 24 years-of-age, may the individual still participate in CCMEP? If a youth is receiving SSI or SSDI and participates in the subsidized work experience program, will this have any effect on their Social Security benefits If a youth knows his or her parent’s income, can he or she self-attest this information for CCMEP eligibility purposes? If an individual is age 18 and still in secondary school, is the individual still considered a minor for the purpose of determining CCMEP eligibility? Is a CCMEP program participant still eligible when he or she turns age 25? May a CCMEP program participant continue in the program if he or she reaches the 36-month limit for OWF benefits? Must disabled CCMEP in-school youth participants provide parent’s income to determine low-income eligibility status for WIOA youth funding? Must a pregnant mandatory program participant with medical restrictions be referred to CCMEP? What resources can you use to meet low-income requirements for WIOA Youth? What criteria is used to determine if a WIOA participant is low-income? When an individual lives in an assistance group where a member owes fraudulent TANF assistance, can they receive CCMEP services? Where is the 2020 Federal Poverty Level (FPL) chart and the LLSIL chart? Who is required to participate in CCMEP? Who is eligible to participate in CCMEP? Would all TANF participants be eligible for WIOA? Would a youth that has applied for or been approved for SSI or SSDI be eligible to receive CCMEP services?