TANF - state has its own specific requirements and program...

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Temporary Assistance to Needy Families By: Katie Burson and Sami Noble Goals of Program   1. Assisting needy families so that children can be cared for  in their own homes.   2. Preventative measures for out of wedlock pregnancy.   3. The encouragement of two parent families.   4. Reduction of the dependency of needy parents by  assisting with job preparation.
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Financial and Nonfinancial requirements Citizenship Income Family Makeup Participation in VIEW
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The number of people qualifying for TANF has decreased  significantly; however, this is because the participation  demands of TANF are so intense, so many people can’t  participate TANF’s effectiveness ranged based on state, because each 
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Unformatted text preview: state has its own specific requirements and program parameters Studies show that those who stay on TANF longer than two years actually end up worse off financially ¼ of those who leave TANF (before exceeding the time limit) try to come back within a year • NASW: writes in “TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES (TANF) REAUTHORIZATION” that TANF should be reauthorized, extended, and expanded • Changes the NASW suggests:-TANF’S five year time limit should be eliminated-Give TANF rights to immigrant population...
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