The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): Background and Issues

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Darren Abbott

Series: Social Welfare Policies and Programs – Patterns, Implications and Prospects
BISAC: POL019000

This book is a compilation of CRS reports on the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant in the United States. TANF was formed in the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, and it imparts federal grants to all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the territories and American Indian tribes for a variety of benefits, services, and activities to combat the effects of childhood economic disadvantage. Some frequently asked questions regarding TANF are addressed is conjunction with recommendations for the future.

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Preface

Chapter 1. The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: A Primer on TANF Financing and Federal Requirements

Chapter 2. The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Tanf) Block Grant: Subsidized Employment Demonstration Proposal: In Brief

Chapter 3. Extension of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant in the Consolidated Appropriations Act: In Brief

Chapter 4. The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: Responses to Frequently Asked Questions

Chapter 5. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): Size and Characteristics of the Cash Assistance Caseload

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