If you have a situation that stops you from working or participating in GAIN, you can ask to be excused by requesting good cause or an exemption. You may need to provide proof, such as a doctor’s note.
Remember, you have a limited time to participate in GAIN. The time you are in good cause or exempt for certain reasons count toward your 48-Month Time Limit. If you are exempt, you can still volunteer in GAIN.
Here are some examples of good cause reasons:
Here are some examples of exemption reasons:
If you or your children are having other problems making it difficult for you to participate and need help, you may ask for Family Stabilization Services.