14 program models meet HHS criteria for evidence-based home visiting models.
The Maximum Monthly TANF Benefits for a family of three ranged from $170 in Mississippi to $923 in Alaska, as of July 2011. State TANF Policies: Welfare Rules Database
A random assignment study in Cook County, Illinois found that providing child care subsidies to families who otherwise would have too much income to be eligible increased the stability of the care, improved parental satisfaction with care, reduced job related problems due to child care, and changed the out-of-pocket costs of care.
Among children investigated by Child Protective Services in 2008, neglect was the most common form of reported maltreatment (51.8%).
The median annual household income for Head Start children in fall 2009 was $22,714.