Richardson J, House S. 1999, n.d.. Federal programs for children and families: A tool for connecting programs to people. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service; IEL Policy Exchange, 217 pp. (A CRS report to Congress; Special report no. 15)
Annotation: This report provides (1) a brief description of approximately 140 federally funded programs directed specifically toward children and their families, as well as the programs' tax rules, (2) federal funding amounts, (3) participation data, (4) information about how the program/tax rule is targeted, (5) selected program characteristics such as entitlement status, whether features of the program are indexed, matching requirements, and whether major waivers or federal rules are allowed, and (6) Congressional committee involvement. Programs are grouped into the following categories: education and training, health, housing, income support, nutrition, and social services. Tables at the end of each section summarize selected information about the programs and tax rules described in the section. The report concludes with copies of two letters requesting the report, and a list of credits. It was originally published by the Congressional Research Service in 1999 and republished by IEL under a different title.
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Keywords: Children, Data, Entitlements, Families, Federal programs, Financing, Health, Housing, Nutrition, Participation, Social services, Taxes, Training, Waivers