Glossary

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A

Additional Requirements for Emergent Needs (AREN)
Administrative Claim
AMP
Annual Percentage Rate
ARY
Assistance Unit (AU)
Asylum

B

Basic Food
Becca Bill
Becca Laws
Boarder
Building

C

Canteen Expenses
CASA
CBE
CBP
Chemical Dependency
Child Protective Services (CPS)
CHINS
Co-Residency
Consolidated Emergency Assistance Program (CEAP)
Court Appointed Special Advocate
CPS
Crisis Residential Center

D

DACA
Dangerous Circumstances
Declaration
Decree
Dependency Petition
Dependency Statute
DHS
Disabled child
Diversion Cash Assistance (DCA)
Domicile
DSHS

E

EAD
Electro-convulsive treatment
Emancipation
Emergency assistance programs
Eviction

F

Family Reconciliation Services (FRS)
Federal Poverty Level (FPL)
Fetus
Foster Care
Foster Care to 21

G

GAL
General Education Development (“GED”)
GRADS
Green Card
Guardian

H

Housing

I

ICE
Identity Theft Affidavit
Immunizations
In loco parentis
Independent Living Program
INS
ITIN

J

Juvenile Justice and Rehabilitation Administration (“JJRA”)

L

Landlord
Lawful Permanent Resident
Learning Assistance Program (LAP)
LGBTQ

M

Medicaid
Medical Benefits
Mental Disorder
Minor

N

Non-needy relative grant

O

Official Use
Ombudsman Services

P

Permanency plan
Permanency Planning Hearing (“PPH”)
Personal Credit Rating
Petition
Power of Attorney
PPH
Premium
Prenatal
Protective payee
Psychosurgery

Q

Quest Card

R

RCA
Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA)
Representative payee
Residential Landlord-Tenant Act
RMA
Roomer

S

Search Warrant
SFA
SIJS
Social Security Disability Insurance and Survivor Benefits
Squatting
SSN
State Family Assistance (SFA)

T

T-Visa
TANF
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Temporary Parental Consent Agreement
Tenant
TPS
Trespassing

U

U-Visa
Unemancipated
USCIS

V

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
Voluntary agency (VOLAG)

W

WIC