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AFDC standards of need

AFDC standards of need

an evaluation of current practices alternative approaches, and policy options

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Published by The Office of Research and Statistics in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Federal aid to child welfare -- United States,
  • Public welfare -- United States,
  • Cost and standard of living -- United States,
  • Family allowances -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Social Security Administration, Office of Policy, Office of Research and Statistics ; prepared by Urban Systems Research & Engineering, Inc
    SeriesSSA publication -- no. 13-11741, 13-17742, DHHS publication -- no. (SSA) 13-11741, (SSA) 13-11742
    ContributionsUnited States. Social Security Administration. Office of Research and Statistics, Urban Systems Research & Engineering
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2] v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14911714M

    Table Maximum AFDC and TANF Cash Benefits for a Family of Three, By State, Selected Years Maximum Benefits as a Percent of the Poverty Guidelines for a Family of Three State Alabama $ $ $ $ % % % %. The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant, created in as a replacement for the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program, has an important role to play in stabilizing families so that parents can regain their economic footing and provide a foundation that helps their children grow and prosper.

    Payments: Section 6 Adoption Assistance for Children with Special Needs: Page: 7 "contrary to the child's welfare" finding is acceptable if it is found in the petition, not necessarily in the court order. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF / t æ n ɪ f /) is a federal assistance program of the United began on July 1, , and succeeded the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program, providing cash assistance to indigent American families through the United States Department of Health and Human Services. TANF is often simply referred to simply as welfare.

    gibility standards. In , a one-parent fam-ily of three could not earn more than $ per month to be eligible for AFDC in a typi-cal stateMoreover, since most states did not routinely adjust their standards of need to keep up with inflation, a family in had to be considerably poorer to qualify for AFDC than a qualifying family was. From the beginning, AFDC has been administered by States under broad Federal requirements. set their own need and payment standards, and share program costs with the Federal Government. Over its history, the program has been modified to emphasize service to families. Among these.


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Historically, there has been great variation among the states in how they derive their need standard, in how often and by what method they update it, in how benefits relate to the need standard, and in the level of the need standard.

The differences in state AFDC need standards are much wider than can be explained by differences in the cost of. Need Determination in AFDC Program by Elizabeth Chief * This study summarizes State policy with respect to the determina- tion of need in the Federal-State program of AFDC.

The areas discussed are the individual State definitions of need, the content of need standard, the. Get this from a library. AFDC standards of need: an evaluation of current practices alternative approaches, and policy options.

[United States. Social Security Administration. Office of Research and Statistics.; Urban Systems Research & Engineering.;]. THE POVERTY MEASURE AND AFDC TABLE AFDC Need Standards, Maximum AFDC Benefits, and Maximum Combined AFDC and Food Stamp Benefits for a Family of Three, January Maximum Combined Maximum AFDC/Food Stamp AFDC Benefit Benefit AFDC NeedDollar Percent Dollar Percent State Standard Value of Need Value of Need Alabama 24 The question of how or if the proposed poverty measure, for which the thresholds vary much less across states than do AFDC need and benefit standards, should be linked with program benefits (for AFDC or a combination of assistance programs) is a difficult one.

relationship of the proposed poverty measure to AFDC standards of need. AFDC is unique among cash and near-cash assistance programs in that the states are required to establish a standard of need but are not required to and often do not use this standard to determine actual benefits.

(See Appendix D for details of the AFDC program.) THE POVERTY. states were required to update their AFDC cost standards by July 1,but not to increase their payments.

The standard of need was the maximum amount of income allowed for a family to be considered “needy.” In the early years the need standard and File Size: 27KB.

Introduction. The term “welfare” has long been identified with the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program. While the AFDC program was an important component of the safety net for low-income families with children, there was a near universal consensus that the program contained serious flaws.

Because the U.S. welfare system was based on the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program for about sixty years, it is important to understand that program before comparing TANF to it.

Following this brief background, the rest of the chapter will compare the old system with the new. Part of the Social Security Act. Kansas AFDC Need Standards Effective J The eligibility specialist must determine if the child's removal home was a Non-Shared Living environment or a Shared Living environment and the county level where the removal home was located.

The county levels are on page 2. Non-Shared Living: there are no other adults residing in the child's removal home other than the adult(s) in the AFDC. For a child to meet the AFDC income requirement and be determined eligible for Title IV-E, the countable income available to the certified group must not exceed the allowable limits for the % and % AFDC Needs Standards found in Appendix C: AFDC Needs Standard Income Limits.

If the countable income of the certified group exceeds the. The program was created under the name Aid to Dependent Children (ADC) by the Social Security Act of as part of the New was created as a means tested entitlement which subsidized the income of families where fathers were "deceased, absent, or unable to work".: 29 It provided a direct payment of $18 per month for one child, and $12 for a second child.

Kansas AFDC Need Standards Effective J The eligibility specialist must determine if the child's removal home was a Non-Shared Living environment or a Shared Living environment and the county level where the removal home was located.

The county levels are on page Size: KB. (a) (1) AFDC-FC means Aid to Families with Dependent Children--Foster Care and is the aid provided on behalf of needy children in foster care who meet the eligibility requirements as specified in department regulations and in applicable state and federal Size: KB.

The chapter regulates the procedures and standards applied in the administration of the AFDC-related Medicaid program. The Department has reviewed the chapter and finds that it should be readopted because the rules in it are necessary, reasonable, adequate, efficient, understandable and responsive to the purposes for which they were originally.

The bulk of the changes to AFDC during its year life worsened conditions for recipients, however. In principle states had been expected to pay recipients the amount of their “need,” as determined by the states; but this rarely happened.

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The family income could not exceed % of the AFDC Assistance Standard of need (based on family size) in order to proceed to the next step, which considered certain income deductions, and then compared any budgetable income to a family allowance to determine the AFDC grant amount.

o The family income and resources must meet the pre-reform AFDC standards (Section (b)(1)(I) of the Social Security Act). o The pre-reform AFDC deprivation requirement must be met.

(i.e., a child must be living with a parent or other relative and deprived of parental support or care by the death, absence, incapacity or unemployment of a. Child Welfare Policy Manual A TITLE IV-E, General Title IV-E Requirements, AFDC Eligibility.

on: Section (d) of the Personal Responsibility Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) (as amended by the Balanced Budget Act ofP.L. ) links eligibility for Federal foster care and adoption assistance to the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC.

Other programs (e.g., AFDC) have eligibility standards that vary because they are set by the states (or localities). Still other programs (e.g., Head Start, School Lunch) have varying eligibility standards in practice because one of their criteria is participation in another program, such as AFDC, in which.Alternative Fuels Data Center: 12/4/ Brochures & Fact Sheets: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado.

The Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) provides a wealth of information and data on alternative and renewable fuels, advanced vehicles, fuel-saving strategies, and emerging transportation technologies.TANF law requires states to engage 50% of all families and 90% of two-parent families with work-eligible individuals in work activities, though these standards can be reduced by “credits.” Therefore, the effective standards states face are often less than the 50% or 90% targets, and vary by state.