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Shelter servicesEligibility.

*** CHANGE IN 2019 *** (SEE 5432-S2.SL) ***
A person is eligible for shelter services under this chapter only if he or she:
(1) Meets the financial eligibility requirements contained in RCW 74.04.005;
(2) Is incapacitated from gainful employment due to a condition contained in subsection (3) of this section, which incapacity will likely continue for a minimum of sixty days; and
(3)(a) Suffers from active addiction to alcohol or drugs manifested by physiological or organic damage resulting in functional limitation, based on documented evidence from a physician, psychologist, or alcohol or drug treatment professional who is determined by the department to be qualified to make this finding; or
(b) Suffers from active addiction to alcohol or drugs to the extent that impairment of the applicant's cognitive ability will not dissipate with sobriety or detoxification, based on documented evidence from a physician, psychologist, or alcohol or drug treatment professional who is determined by the department to be qualified to make this finding.

NOTES:

Study and reportSeverabilityEffective date1989 1st ex.s. c 18: See notes following RCW 74.50.011.
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