Automatic eligibility whats the difference

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Unformatted text preview: rogram (WIN). Automatic eligibility What’s the difference? • • Federal/State funded (matching grant) – • • AFDC • • States set benefit levels and Federal government regulates eligibility Feds decide who is covered All eligible served Federal/State funded (block grant) – • TANF States set benefit levels AND income limits, assets requirements and forms of assistance States decide who is covered Four Purposes of TANF (1) provide assistance to needy families so that children may be cared for in their own homes or in the homes of relatives (2) end the dependence of needy parents on government benefits by promoting job preparation, work, and marriage (3) prevent and reduce the incidence of out-ofwedlock pregnancies and establish annual numerical goals for preventing and reducing the incidence of these pregnancies (4) encourage the formation and mainten...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2013 for the course UGS 303 taught by Professor Foster during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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