Client must report any change in residence, income, assets, and/or family size within five (5) working days of the change. Notification can be made to our office by letter, phone, or in person.
Clients not reporting changes in income, assets, family size, residency or receiving more aid than they are entitled to, are required by law to pay back a sum of money up to, but not to exceed, the entire amount of excess assistance paid by the Township.
Clients must keep all appointments, fulfill all requirements, and sign all necessary forms.
Failure to do so will result in termination for non-cooperation.
Persons who make false statements or who willingly deceive and misrepresent their circumstances to a public assistance agency, or persons who willfully fail to report changes in income or property owned, which affect the amount of assistance they are entitled to, are subject to penalties under the law.
Any person found guilty of fraud will be required to repay Bremen Township the amount of assistance received and, in addition, may be fined, imprisoned or both.