Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Mark Greenberg

A Systematic Approach to Ending Family Homelessness

This week the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness released a multi-pronged approach to ending family homelessness.

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The TANF-SSI Disability Transition Project

A recent OPRE report examines two income support programs that are important for many low-income people with disabilities.

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Affordable Care Act: Lifting People Out Of Poverty

ACA Prepares the Next Generation of Medical Professionals

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Working Toward the End of Family Homelessness

OFA provides guidance to states and is working in partnership with other agencies to combat family homelessness.

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Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference Takes Place May 29-31 in Washington, D.C.

OPRE hosts the 16th Annual Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference in Washington, D.C., on May 29-31.  The event is free and open to the public.

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ACF: Addressing Poverty Today Among Those Facing Social and Economic Challenges for a Healthier Tomorrow

ACF efforts to help lift people out of poverty got extra help from the Affordable Care Act.

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Former Refugee Helps Others Achieve American Dream

The Health Profession Opportunity Grant program helps put new Americans on a path to self-sufficiency.

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Health Program Lifts Young Man Out of Poverty

Out of work, no diploma and struggling in poverty just three years ago, Quinton Sanders now has a full-time career in the medical field thanks to the Affordable Care Act's Health Profession Opportunity Grants program.

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New Flexibility will Strengthen Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program

Earlier this week, our Department took action to make programs that help Americans find and keep a job even stronger.

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