62. NAFS restorations after curing basis for termination
Non-Assistance Food Stamps (NAFS) households who have been discontinued can have their eligibility restored within the month following termination without the need for a new application or an interview should the household resolve the reason(s) of the discontinuance in that month. ACL 10-32. (See also ACL 12-35, which provides for restoration of aid for CalFresh and CalWORKs after a Public Assistance CalFresh (PACF) families fails to turn in a completed QR 7.) If the household is restored instead of filing a new application, the CWD will reinstate eligibility and pro-rate benefits from the date the household resolves the discontinuance. Counties can start implementing this procedure after July 23, 2010, but no later than October 1, 2010.
Households that have been (1) terminated for failure to complete recertification, (2) terminated for returning to a county of residence after moving out of the county, or (3) disqualified from the program are not eligible for restoration and must reapply for aid.
Within the month following termination, the household will need to provide the necessary documentation/verification or satisfy any other condition of eligibility that prompted the termination prior to the CWD’s taking any action. Before restoring benefits, the household must meet all other eligibility conditions.