TN 51 (10-92)
The Department of Health and Human Services makes community service block grants to
States to provide a broad range of services and activities to assist low-income individuals
and alleviate the causes of poverty in a community. States may subsequently make grants
or enter into contracts with private nonprofit organizations or political subdivisions.
Assistance involving community service block grants is subject to the general rules
pertaining to income. It is neither IBON (SI 00830.170) nor ABON (SI 00830.175).
Determine the nature of the assistance and apply the appropriate operating instructions
pertaining to income and income exclusions. Related sections include:
SI 00815.050, Medical and Social Services
SI 00835.300 ff., Presumed Maximum Value
SI 00830.605, Home Energy Assistance and Support and Maintenance Assistance
SI 00810.420, $20 General Income Exclusion