Tools are in place that can work if Congress acts fast and with clarity.
Six Ways to Reduce Risks and Burdens for Accessing Public Assistance during the Coronavirus Outbreak
A few common sense and short-term policy and procedure changes would allow people already receiving assistance through SNAP and TANF block grant programs to continue receiving these vital services during the crisis.
A top priority for our nation’s emergency response should be figuring out how to feed those who already struggle with food insecurity and those who may be newly in need.
How much do we know about individuals and families who use charitable food assistance?
A proposal would change the way states consider utility costs, which can include winter heating bills, when determining eligibility for SNAP.
Schools using the Community Eligibility Provision to provide free lunch to all students could be affected by a recent proposal.
Interviews with 25 adults in immigrant families reveal the unique challenges posed by fear and misinformation.
Our current child care system leaves many families unable to find or pay for high-quality child care.
More than Half a Million SNAP Recipients Could Lose Benefits over Time under Proposed Poverty Measure
The Trump administration has proposed changing how inflation is measured when setting federal poverty thresholds.