The Art of Welfare Administration (2019)

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2019 Art of Welfare
Publication Date: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

56 pages

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: General Assistance Overview

  1. The Basic Legal Duty
  2. Humanitarian Purpose
  3.  Who Makes Local Welfare Decisions
  4. Availability

Chapter 2: Guidelines

  1. A Constitutional and Statutory
  2. Guideline Contents
  3. Adoption and Amendments

Chapter 3: The Application

  1. Welfare Administrator’s Responsibilities at Time of Application
  2. Responsibility of Each Applicant and Recipient
  3. Continuity
  4. Withdrawn Applications
  5. Confidentiality
  6. Application for Assistance Flow Chart

Chapter 4: Determination of Eligibility

  1. Verification
  2. Determine Need as a Whole
  3. The Basic Formula
  4. What Counts as Income and Assets?
  5. Effects of Other Assistance
  6. Related and Non-Related Households
  7. Residency

Chapter 5: Level of Assistance

  1. Form of Assistance
  2. Emergency Assistance
  3. On-going Assistance

Chapter 6: The Decision

  1. Timing
  2. Written Notice of Decision

Chapter 7: Conditions

Chapter 8: Disqualification

  1. Failure to Comply with Guidelines
  2. Voluntary Quit Without Good Cause
  3. Qualified State Assistance Reduction
  4. Transfer of Property

Chapter 9: Fair Hearings

  1. Request for Hearing
  2. Scheduling the Hearing
  3. Continuing Assistance
  4. Conducting the Hearing
  5. Fair Hearing Decision

Chapter 10: Recovery

  1. Liens on Property
  2. Legally Liable Relatives
  3. Repayment by Assisted Person
  4. Recovery from Town of Residence
  5. Recovery Against Judgments and Settlements
  6. Work Programs as Offsets

Chapter 11: Miscellaneous Issues

  1. Minors Applying for Assistance
  2. Burials
  3. Applying Welfare Rental Payments to a Landlord’s Delinquent Accounts
  4. 'Dumping'
  5. Personal Liability of Welfare Administration
  6. Model Guidelines
  7. The Welfare Budget

Appendix A: Excerpts from RSA Chapter 165, Aid to Assisted Person, and RSA Chapter 167, Public Assistance to Blind, Aged, or Disabled Persons, and to Dependent Children

Appendix B: Model Fair Hearing Rules of Procedure

Appendix C: Fair Hearings Information for the Applicant