Brief Welfare Reform and Children
Potential Implications
Martha Zaslow, Kathryn Tout, Christopher Botsko, Kristin Anderson Moore
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While children represent the majority of welfare recipients, surprisingly little is known about welfare reform's possible effects on their well-being. This brief applies findings from evaluations of past welfare-to-work programs and broader research on children and families to identify the specific provisions of welfare reform that are most likely to affect children.
Research Areas Families Social safety net Children and youth
Tags Welfare and safety net programs Child care Father involvement