Department of Human Services

Families First Online Policy Manual

Marriage During Receipt of Assistance




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When the marriage occurs during the receipt of assistance, clearly document the following information:


·        The date the marriage occurred.


·        The date the marriage was reported to the agency.


·        The new spouse’s income.


·        The decision of the caretaker to include or exclude a spouse in the AU and the date.


·        The supporting verification related to the addition of the spouse.


·        All other eligibility factors including, but not limited to, proof of social security numbers, citizenship, and resources of the new spouse and any mandatory children.



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