Quick Facts

  • Icon showing Maximum Monthly TANF Benefits to a Family of 3 Range from $170 to $923 Across States

    The maximum monthly TANF benefits for a family of three ranged from $170 in Mississippi to $923 in Alaska, as of July 2012. View more State TANF Policies in the Welfare Rules Database.

  • A pie graph showing neglect (51.8%) as the most common form of reported maltreatment in 2008.

    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.

  • Over 95% of U.S. Counties Utilize CSBG Services

    Over 95% of U.S. Counties Utilize CSBG Services

    Over 95% of all U.S. counties take part CSBG services and activities through a network of public and private community action agencies.

  • 60,000 Participants Completed General Financial Education Requirements

    CSBG: 60 Million Complete Necessary Requirements

    Nearly 60,000 participants had completed general financial education requirements, averaging approximately 12 hours of training.

  • HHS has Funded 611 AFI Projects Across the Nation

    HHS Funds AFI Projects

    HHS has funded 611 AFI projects across the nation since the program’s inception

  • More Than $60 Million to Tribes and Tribal Orgs

    The Office of Community Services (OCS)

    funded grants totaling more than $60 million to Tribes and Tribal organizations in 2010. Grant programs in OCS are a combination of formula block grants and competitive discretionary grants.

  • CSBG Helped 153,931 Low-income People Obtain Employment

    CSBG and employment

    In 2009, the CSBG network helped 153,931 low-income people obtain employment.

  • CED Created/Expanded 2,774 Businesses and 11,000+ Jobs

    Between FY 2001-2006, CED created or expanded approximately 2,774 businesses – creating over 11,000 jobs – with CED funds.

  • LIHEAP Heating Assistance

    LIHEAP Quick Fact - 2009/2011

    In FY 2011, the LIHEAP program provided $4.7 billion to 50 states, the District of Columbia, 150 tribes and five territories to assist low-income households with their home energy bills. Heating assistance was provided to 6.7 million eligible households in the U.S. through the federal dollars provided by LIHEAP in FY 2009.

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