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Social Security Act, Title XX: Block Grants to States for Social Services and Elder Justice

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Washington, DC
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This statute provides Social Services Block Grants to each state and territory to meet the needs of its residents through locally relevant social services. The block grants support programs that allow communities to achieve or maintain economic self-sufficiency to prevent, reduce or eliminate dependency on social services.

The publication date noted for this Title reflects the original date the Social Security Act was enacted and not subsequent amendments made to the Act.


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