Unformatted text preview: Most of the welfare programs are targeted to assist children similar to a child support payment from the government. Some parents choose to use this “child support payment” to benefit their children, while others will siphon some of this money to augment their lifestyle choices. On August 22, 1996, “The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996” became law. This Act revised the nation’s welfare program. Basically, Federal and State governments overhauled many of these “welfare” programs by limiting the time period that an individual or family may collect funds, and promoting the development of marketable skills through training and education. For more information see: http://www acf hhs gov/opa/fact sheets/tanf factsheet htm 11 information see: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/opa/fact_sheets/tanf_factsheet.html...
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- Fall '10
- Federal government of the United States, Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act, Supplemental Security Income