Example: The EDG misses its interview, but did not give any indication that it refuses to be interviewed.
Fair Hearing - Fair hearings are meetings held when the EDG or a representative chosen by the EDG makes a hearing request to object to actions taken against the EDG’s case. The fair hearing is conducted by a hearing officer who confirms or denies the agency’s actions.
Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) - A federal agency that provides credit and technical assistance to rural families and communities through 4 major programs: a housing program, utilities program, business program, and community development program.
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Examples include, but are not limited to:
- Emergency medical assistance
- Foster care and adoption assistance
- Head Start Act
- Mean-tested program under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
- National School Lunch Program
- Public health assistance for immunizations or communicable diseases not paid by Medicaid
- Short-term, non-cash, in-kind emergency disaster relief
- Student educational assistance
Federal Poverty Level (FPL) - The set minimum amount of gross income a family needs for food, clothing, transportation, shelter and other necessities. The amount varies by family size. The Department of Health and Human Services determines the amount annually.
Fleeing Felon - Individual who is fleeing to avoid prosecution or custody for a crime, or an attempt to commit a crime, that would be classified as a felony (or in the State of New Jersey a high misdemeanor) under a Federal or State law.
Fluctuating Income - Fluctuating income is income usually paid at a set time but in different amounts.
Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) - An agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) working to end hunger and obesity through the administration of 15 federal nutrition assistance programs.