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Is Domestic Violence A Problem For You? You Can Be Excused From Welfare Department Rules Because of Domestic Violence

Authored By: Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
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Is Domestic Violence A Problem For You?

You Can Be Excused From Welfare Department Rules Because of Domestic Violence

If you need to have a welfare rule waived because of domestic violence, fill out the attached form and give it to your welfare caseworker.

Rules that can be waived (excused) include:

  • Child Support Cooperation

  • Time Limits

  • Work Requirements

  • Teen Parent Rules

  • Other Welfare Rules

You can be excused because of current domestic violence, past domestic violence, or the risk of further domestic violence.You can be excused because of current domestic violence, past domestic violence, or the risk of further domestic violence.

 

Need help with a welfare problem?
Contact:
Community Legal Services
North Philadelphia Law Center
1410 West Erie Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19140
(215) 227-2400
 
Philadelphia Legal Assistance
718 Arch Street, Suite 300N
Philadelphia, PA 19106-1535
(215) 981-3800
 

Domestic Violence Verification Form

Brochure: clsphila.org

Last Review and Update: Aug 27, 2021