Quick Facts

  • 17 States and Territories

    increased provider participation in QRIS in 2012, according to QPR data. Learn more about the QPR 2012 Report Data.

  • 28 States and Territories

    reported reviewing, revising and strengthening licensing requirements in 2012, according to QPR data. Learn more about the QPR 2012 Report Data.

  • of TANF families have received assistance for 12 months or less

    among those that are subject to the federal five-year time limit. About half of TANF families are exempt from the time limit, primarily because they have no adult receiving federally funded assistance. Read more in the most recent TANF Report to Congress.

  • Child-only TANF assistance cases

    were served in an average month in FY 2011. Forty-six percent of all TANF assistance cases are considered “child only.” In these cases, only the children of a household receive TANF assistance designed to meet their ongoing basic needs. Read more in the most recent TANF Report to Congress.

  • Native American families

    are receiving assistance from sixty-eight Tribal TANF programs.  These programs serve 299 federally recognized Tribes and Alaska Native Villages.  Read more about Tribal TANF.

  • Healthy Marriage & Responsible Fatherhood

    Fathers, Couples, Individuals and Youth,

    during 2012 through 2015, were served in programs designed to develop healthy relationship skills, strengthen families, improve parenting skills, and promote economic stability as part of the Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood (HMRF) initiative. Find out more about the HMRF initiative.

  • Logo for Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood. HMRF is in capital letters with a silhouette of a family standing between the letters M and R.

    Tip Cards distributed

    The Fatherhood Buzz initiative has connected with 118 barbershops in 17 cities, distributing more than 12,000 tip cards to customers on topics related to parenting, financial literacy, and activities for fathers and their children. Check out more responsible fatherhood efforts at www.Fatherhood.gov.

  • Healthy Marriage & Responsible Fatherhood

    Launched in 27 states

    in 2015 to promote healthy relationships and responsible fatherhood. Find out more about the HMRF initiative.

  • This graphic has three states (Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin) and the text overlay “11%-15% of Youth”.

    Of those age 19 to 26 transitioning out of foster care in three Midwest States, 11% to 15% were lesbian, gay, or bisexual, based on data collected between 2002 and 2011. View the YDD LGB Brief.

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