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Grandparents as Caregivers Cash Assistance Program

The Grandparents as Caregivers Assistance (GPCG) program provides cash benefits to grandparents or other relatives raising children. To receive help from the Grandparents as Caregivers program, a family must have at least one child in the home under the age of 18 and:
 
  • Be a grandparent or other qualifying relative (aunt, cousin, great-grandparent, etc.)
  • Cooperate with Child Support Enforcement
  • The child’s income and resources must be limited The child(ren) must not be in state custody
  • The parent of the child(ren) must not live with you

 

Maximum Cash Assistance Payments

Listing of key staff
Maximum Cash Assistant Payments​ ​ ​ ​
Persons in Plan Rural County High Cost County High Population County High Cost High Population County
1 168 170 175 186
2 263 265  271 284
3 349 352 359 375
4​ 421​ 425​ 432​ 449​
5​ 487​ 490​ 499​ 517​
6​ 557​ 561​ 571​ 592​
7​ 618​ 622​ 632​ 653​
8​ 679​ 683​ 693​ ​714

For each additional person, add $61 to the 100% column. ​ ​ ​ ​

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To find out more about this program or to turn in your completed application form, contact your local Department for Children and Families Office.

 

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