Department of Human Services

Food Stamp OnlinePolicy Manual

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34.3

MANDATORY INTERVIEWING

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A face-to-face interview will be conducted with all applicant/recipient households by a qualified eligibility worker prior to initial certification/approval and recertification for Food Stamps, except when a face-to-face interview is not required.

 

(1)   The interview shall be conducted as an official and confidential discussion of household circumstances.The applicantís right to privacy must be protected during the interview.Facilities shall be of adequate size and layout to assure privacy and protect the confidentiality of the interview.

 

(2)   The person interviewed must be the head of the household, spouse, any other responsible adult member of the household, or an authorized representative who is an adult and who has knowledge of the householdís circumstances.

 

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