Brief Child Welfare Spending during a Time of Fiscal Stress
Roseana Bess, Cynthia Andrews Scarcella
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This brief highlights some of the findings from the Urban Institute's 2003 Child Welfare Survey. States spent at least $22 billion on child welfare activities in state fiscal year (SFY) 2002, with increases between SFY 2000 and SFY 2002 coming from all levels of government.
Research Areas Social safety net Taxes and budgets Children and youth
Tags State programs, budgets Child welfare State and local tax issues
Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population