Federal TANF Funds for Child Care Reaches Lowest Point


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The decline in TANF spending used for child care has reached its lowest level in since 1998.

A number of families have been affected by the sudden drop in federal TANF funds, which left them deprived of cash assistance for child care. With the recent sequestration, it will only leave even more children without the care they deserve.


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Federal Programs Related to - Child Care

Programs that provide substitute parental care for children during some portion of a twenty-four hour day. After School Care; Babysitting Services; Before School Care; Child Care Centers; Child Care Co-ops; Child Caregivers; Children's Day Care; Corporate Day Care; Drop-In Child Care; Extended Day Care; Faith-Based Child Care Programs; Family Child Care Homes; Infant Care Centers; In-Home Child Care; Latchkey Child Care Programs; Nanny Services; Nighttime Child Care; Sick Child Care

Federal Programs Related to - Family-Based Services

Programs that provide a social services designed to support healthy family development; improve the family's ability to resolve problems; and prevent unnecessary placement of children in alternative environments when family problems reach crisis proportions. Family Strengthening Programs

Federal Programs Related to - Public Finance, Taxation &Monetary Policy

Programs that are primarily engaged in financial administration, taxation and monetary policy. Campaign Finance, Federal Reserve; Monetary Policy; Taxation



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