A-1010, General Policy

Revision 15-4; Effective October 1, 2015


Deprivation is the loss of financial support from a legal parent for one of the following reasons:

  • absence of parent(s) from the home;
  • death of parent(s);
  • physical or mental incapacity of parent who is living in the home; or
  • unemployment or underemployment of one or both parents in a two-parent household.