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Supporting the child care and workforce development needs of TANF families

Date Added to Library: 
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 13:35
Individual Author: 
Hahn, Heather
Adams, Gina
Spaulding, Shayne
Heller, Caroline
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Place Published: 
Washington, DC
Published Date: 
April 2016
Published Date (Text): 
April 2016

Low-income families receiving cash assistance through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) also need assistance with workforce development and child care. Workforce development and child care subsidy systems support low-income families and individuals, but are TANF families well served by these systems? This report outlines the opportunities that the workforce development and child care subsidy systems offer, highlights the challenges of meeting the complex needs of these highly disadvantaged families, and identifies implications for federal and state policy improvements. (Author abstract)

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