Brief Former Welfare Families Continue to Leave the Food Stamp Program
Sheila R. Zedlewski, Amelia Gruber
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In the early stages of welfare reform, a variety of studies documented that many families that left welfare also left the Food Stamp Program (FSP) even though they were still eligible for benefits. State studies of welfare leavers also documented low rates of food stamp receipt among those that left the welfare program.
Research Areas Families Social safety net
Tags Hunger and food assistance