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8.5B  Guardianship Assistance Program, Eligibility

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Question 1.  
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 May a title IV-E agency that operates the Guardianship Assistance Program (GAP) require a child to have resided in foster care with the prospective relative guardian for a minimum period longer than six consecutive months for the child to be eligible for the GAP program?

(Deleted 03/24/2010)


Question 2.  
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 If the relative guardian receiving title IV-E Guardianship Assistance Program (GAP) payments on behalf of a child dies or is no longer able to care for the child, does the child retain eligibility for title IV-E foster care maintenance payments if he returns to foster care?


Question 3.  
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 If the relative guardian receiving title IV-E Guardianship Assistance Program (GAP) payments on behalf of a child dies or is no longer able to care for the child, is the child automatically eligible for the GAP program if placed with a subsequent guardian?

(Deleted 10/09/2014)


Question 4.  
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 If the relative guardian receiving title IV-E Guardianship Assistance Program (GAP) payments on behalf of a child dies or is no longer able to care for the child, may the GAP payments be transferred to a third party?

(Deleted 10/09/2014)


Question 5.  
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 Describe the child eligibility requirements for the title IV-E kinship guardianship assistance program (GAP).


Question 6.  
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 Please provide additional guidance on what counts as a ┐consecutive month┐ for purposes of determining eligibility for title IV-E kinship guardianship assistance payments.


Question 7.  
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 Must a title IV-E agency that takes the option to extend the IV-E programs to older youth ages 19, 20, or 21 per section 475(8)(B) of the Social Security Act and has opted to provide title IV-E guardianship assistance provide title IV-E guardianship assistance payments to the older youth who remains eligible when the agreement expires?


 

 

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