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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: prevent, abuse, strengthen, families, partnerships, private, kids, safe, exploring, public, keeping
Number of Pages: 166
Published: 1992-01-01
ISBN-10: 1568062079
ISBN-13: 9781568062075

Spotlights specific efforts to promote and strengthen families. Explores the federal role in converting social welfare programs into family investment programs to prevent abuse and preserve families. Hearings before Congress. 12 witnesses including representatives from: National Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse, William Penn Foundation, Hawaii Family Stress Center, Families First and many more.
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Author: Clarita A. Mrena
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: number, families, affected, policies, sanction, reform, state, welfare
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 2000-10-01
ISBN-10: 0756705894
ISBN-13: 9780756705893

Temp. Assist. for Needy Families (TANF) provided block grants to states, giving them increased flexibility to determine how they will meet program goals. Most families who receive TANF must assume responsibility for achieving self-sufficiency by participating in work activities. This report provides info. on: state sanction policies under TANF; state procedures to reconcile noncompliance before imposing sanctions and state policies on families' right to appeal sanctions; the number of benefit reductions and terminations that results from sanctions; and state studies of families whose benefits
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Author: Andrew Sherrill
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: local, contracting, strengthened, state, oversight, reform, federal, welfare
Number of Pages: 60
Published: 2001-01-01
ISBN-10: 0756733960
ISBN-13: 9780756733964

The Personal Responsibility & Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 dramatically changed the nation's cash assistance program for needy families with children. It replaced the former program, Aid to Families with Dependent Children, with the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant, which provides states with $16.5 bill. each year through 2002 to serve this pop'n. TANF's goals include ending the dependence of needy families on gov't. benefits by promoting job preparation, work, & marriage; preventing & reducing the incidence of non-marital pregnancies; & encouraging 2-p
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Author: Martha Burt
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: families, homeless, housing, transitional, life
Number of Pages: 291
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437936636
ISBN-13: 9781437936636

Given the significant investment HUD has made in transitional housing (TH) programs since enactment of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assist. Act, it is important to evaluate the effectiveness of these programs. TH has been an important element of HUDżs efforts to respond to the housing needs of homeless families and individuals through a continuum of care. This study examines whether TH makes a difference in the lives of the families it serves and whether it is more effective for some homeless people than others. This study follows 179 families in 36 TH programs within five communities for one
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Author: Bill Archer
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: committee, print, ways, house, representatives, means, tax, families, individuals, replacing, federal, income, impact
Number of Pages: 142
Published: 1997-10-01
ISBN-10: 078818511X
ISBN-13: 9780788185113

Describes the1997 law & various tax restructuring proposals with respect to individuals & families, & provides an analysis of issues relating to tax restructuring & the impact on individuals & families. Provides a description of present-law provisions relating to the individual income tax, payroll taxes, estate & gift taxes, & certain excise taxes. Describes the proposed tax restructuring alternatives. Analyzes issues relating to tax restructuring proposals & the taxation of individuals & families. Provides data on the marriage penalty or bonus under the Fed. income tax, & data on income & pay
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Author: Sigurd R. Nelsen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: oversight, federal, state, local, contracting, strengthen, ways, reform, interim, report, potential, welfare
Number of Pages: 57
Published: 2003-02-01
ISBN-10: 0756731690
ISBN-13: 9780756731694

The Personal Responsibility & Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 dramatically changed the nation's cash assistance program for needy families with children. The former program, Aid to Families with Dependent Children, was replaced with the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant, which provides states with $16.5 billion each year through 2002 to serve this pop'n. TANF's goals are: end the dependence of needy families on gov't. benefits by promoting job preparation, work, & marriage; prevent & reduce the incidence of non-marital pregnancies; & encourage two-parent fa
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Author: Kay E. Brown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: families, program, changes, monitoring, congressional, testimony, caseload, assistance, needy, implications, temporary
Number of Pages: 23
Published:
ISBN-10: 1437939910
ISBN-13: 9781437939910
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