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Can you get TAFDC if neither parent is in the home?

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Produced by Deborah Harris, Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
Reviewed March 9 2022

To get TAFDC, the child has to be living with a relative. Besides a natural or adoptive parent, the relative can be

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