Child Welfare and TANF Reauthorization
Publication Date: February 2002
Publisher(s): Center for Law and Social Policy
Author(s): Rutledge Q. Hutson
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Coverage: United States
This presentation highlights what we do know about the impact of TANF on child welfare, including a review of impacts on: the incidence of child maltreatment; the funding available for child welfare services; the coordination child welfare and TANF services; and the services and supports available to kinship caregivers. The presentation concludes with a set of recommendations for TANF Reauthorization.