Form CFS1800-M "Notice of Intent to Discontinue Subsidy Payments on 18th Birthday" - Illinois

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This is a legal form that was released by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services - a government authority operating within Illinois. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

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  • Released on January 1, 2005;
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CFS 1800-M
State of Illinois
Rev 1/2005
Department of Children and Family Services
NOTICE OF INTENT
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TO DISCONTINUE SUBSIDY PAYMENTS ON 18
BIRTHDAY
FIRST NOTICE
FINAL NOTICE
Date:
/
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Child’s Name:
Child’s ID #:
Your child is approaching age 18. Per your Agreement for Assistance, your checks will be discontinued on your child’s
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18
birthday unless he/she is attending high school or a high school equivalent or has a physical or mental disability that
existed prior to the adoption or transfer of guardianship. You will receive a subsidy payment for all of the days up to
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your child’s 18
birthday. If you believe your child qualifies for an extension of the subsidy, please continue to read.
If your child has a physical or mental disability, documentation of such is required. A disability is defined as those which
affect the individual’s major life activities, and can include but is not limited to one of the following: partial or total
blindness, autism, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, hearing impaired or deaf, HIV, cystic fibrosis, epilepsy and diabetes.
If your child is eligible for SSI (Supplemental Security Income) from the Socia l Security Administration (SSA), then the
disability requirement is met. A copy of the letter from SSA indicating the child is eligible should be submitted. Other
acceptable documentation would include a copy of a report or letter from a duly licensed or credentialed professional
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within the last year. You should submit the needed documentation to your subsidy worker prior to your child’s 18
birthday. Once it has been determined that a disability exists, payment may continue until the child turns 21.
If your child is still in high school or a high school equivalent, and will continue to be at age 18 and does NOT have a
physical or mental disability, please obtain a letter from the school indicating the child is attending and the expected
graduation date. Once the letter is returned to your subsidy worker, payment will continue until age 19 or he/she finishes
school, whichever occurs first.
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If the documentation is not received prior to the child’s 18
birthday, this will automatically result in a l a pse in the
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medical coverage. If your child is not eligible as described, your payments will stop on the child’s 18
birthday.
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All documentation should be sent no later than the child’s 18
birthday to:
Subsidy Worker:
Region:
Address:
Please be advised that if you wish to appeal a decision to terminate further assistance in your child’s regard, you must
state your appeal in writing to the address below within 45 days of the date of this notice. In the event of appeal, you will
be informed of the Department’s decision within 90 days after your written appeal is received (89 Ill. Adm. Code Part
337, Service Appeal Process).
Address appeal to:
Department of Children and Family services
Adoption Assistance/Subsidized Guardianship Appeals
Administrative Hearings Unit
406 East Monroe Street – Station 15
Springfield, Illinois 62701
If you have any questions, please contact me at (
)
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CFS 1800-M
State of Illinois
Rev 1/2005
Department of Children and Family Services
NOTICE OF INTENT
TH
TO DISCONTINUE SUBSIDY PAYMENTS ON 18
BIRTHDAY
FIRST NOTICE
FINAL NOTICE
Date:
/
/
Child’s Name:
Child’s ID #:
Your child is approaching age 18. Per your Agreement for Assistance, your checks will be discontinued on your child’s
th
18
birthday unless he/she is attending high school or a high school equivalent or has a physical or mental disability that
existed prior to the adoption or transfer of guardianship. You will receive a subsidy payment for all of the days up to
th
your child’s 18
birthday. If you believe your child qualifies for an extension of the subsidy, please continue to read.
If your child has a physical or mental disability, documentation of such is required. A disability is defined as those which
affect the individual’s major life activities, and can include but is not limited to one of the following: partial or total
blindness, autism, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, hearing impaired or deaf, HIV, cystic fibrosis, epilepsy and diabetes.
If your child is eligible for SSI (Supplemental Security Income) from the Socia l Security Administration (SSA), then the
disability requirement is met. A copy of the letter from SSA indicating the child is eligible should be submitted. Other
acceptable documentation would include a copy of a report or letter from a duly licensed or credentialed professional
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within the last year. You should submit the needed documentation to your subsidy worker prior to your child’s 18
birthday. Once it has been determined that a disability exists, payment may continue until the child turns 21.
If your child is still in high school or a high school equivalent, and will continue to be at age 18 and does NOT have a
physical or mental disability, please obtain a letter from the school indicating the child is attending and the expected
graduation date. Once the letter is returned to your subsidy worker, payment will continue until age 19 or he/she finishes
school, whichever occurs first.
th
If the documentation is not received prior to the child’s 18
birthday, this will automatically result in a l a pse in the
th
medical coverage. If your child is not eligible as described, your payments will stop on the child’s 18
birthday.
th
All documentation should be sent no later than the child’s 18
birthday to:
Subsidy Worker:
Region:
Address:
Please be advised that if you wish to appeal a decision to terminate further assistance in your child’s regard, you must
state your appeal in writing to the address below within 45 days of the date of this notice. In the event of appeal, you will
be informed of the Department’s decision within 90 days after your written appeal is received (89 Ill. Adm. Code Part
337, Service Appeal Process).
Address appeal to:
Department of Children and Family services
Adoption Assistance/Subsidized Guardianship Appeals
Administrative Hearings Unit
406 East Monroe Street – Station 15
Springfield, Illinois 62701
If you have any questions, please contact me at (
)
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