Child Welfare

Welfare Payments Keep Kids Out of Foster Care

December 11, 2022 | NWI

Researchers have discovered a link between access to welfare payments and foster care. As many as 29,000 fewer children may have entered the foster care system during the 12-year study if U.S. states had made it easier for poor families to receive cash through the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

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