C—1441 Guide for Determining Relationship

Revision 13-3; Effective July 1, 2013

TANF and Medical Programs

This guide provides more detailed information about the eligibility requirements for relationship discussed in A-200, Household Composition, and A-520, Relationship. This guide is not all-inclusive.

A B C
When the child no longer lives with the relative listed below ... and the child now lives with ... can the person listed in Column B be a caretaker/payee for the child?
1. Mother 1. Stepfather 1. Yes
2. Father 2. Stepmother 2. Yes
3. Stepfather 3. Stepfather's Spouse 3. Yes
4. Stepmother 4. Stepmother's Spouse 4. Yes
5. Stepfather's Spouse 5. New Spouse 5. No
6. Stepmother's Spouse 6. New Spouse 6. No
*7. Grandmother 7. Step Grandfather 7. Yes
*8. Grandfather 8. Step Grandmother 8. Yes
*9. Step Grandfather 9. New Spouse 9. No
*10. Step Grandmother 10. New Spouse 10. No
11. Brother 11. Sister-in-law 11. Yes
12. Sister 12. Brother-in-law 12. Yes
13. Brother-in-law 13. New Spouse 13. No
14. Sister-in-law 14. New Spouse 14. No
15. Stepbrother 15. Stepbrother's Spouse 15. Yes
16. Stepbrother's Spouse 16. New Spouse 16. No
17. Stepsister 17. Stepsister's Spouse 17. Yes
18. Stepsister's Spouse 18. New Spouse 18. No
*19. Aunt 19. Aunt's Spouse 19. Yes
*20. Uncle 20. Uncle's Spouse 20. Yes
21. Aunt's Spouse 21. New Spouse 21. No
22. Uncle's Spouse 22. New Spouse 22. No
**23. First Cousin 23. First Cousin's Spouse 23. Yes
**24. First Cousin's Spouse 24. New Spouse 24. No
*25. Niece 25. Niece's Spouse 25. Yes
26. Niece's Spouse 26. New Spouse 26. No
*27. Nephew 27. Nephew's Spouse 27. Yes
28. Nephew's Spouse 28. New Spouse 28. No
*Extends to the degree of "Great-great" for items 19, 20, 25, and 27 and to the degree of "Great-great-great" for items 7, 8, 9 and 10.

**Extends to the first cousin once removed.

 

C—1442 Guide for Determining Extended Relationships

Revision 06-1; Effective January 1, 2006

Extended Relationships Chart