14 program models meet HHS criteria for evidence-based home visiting models. Many of the models have shown the ability to improve outcomes of interest to ACF such as child maltreatment, school readiness, and family economic self-sufficiency.
The Maximum Monthly TANF Benefits for a family of three ranged from $170 in Mississippi to $923 in Alaska, as of July 2011. View more State TANF Policies in the 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%). View the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW II) Baseline Report.