Applicant Decision Tool
Here is a table constructed for posting in your cubicle. It summarizes information relating to child care applicants and should allow you to reach a case decision quickly.
|If the person applying is||and||then|
|a biological parent, stepparent, oradoptive parent||they live with the child who will receive Child Care Subsidy,||you can proceed with this application.|
|acting as a parent for a child living with them||there are no biological parents, stepparents, or adoptive parents in the household,||this person is a caretaker, and you can proceed with this application.|
|a responsible person who resides with a parent who is under 18 years of age||the minor parent’s child,||this person can apply for the minor parent and that parent’s child, but you must determine eligibility based on the minor parent’s (not the applicant’s) situation.|
|a responsible person who resides with an incapacitated parent and that incapacitated parent’s child||they provide verification from a professional working with the parent that shows the parent’s inability to apply,||you can proceed with this application and determine eligibility for the incapacitated parent.|
|a person applying for another person who qualifies as an applicant||they have been authorized by the applicant in writing,||you proceed with this application.|