Data CategoriesOrganized from the perspective of a family applying for benefits)
Does the state try to divert the family from applying for benefits?
What kinds of families are potentially eligible?
Eligibility by number/type parents
- Eligibility of units headed by minor parents
- Eligibility of pregnant women (With no other children)
- Eligibility of two-parent families
Which people in a family are potentially eligible?
Eligibility of individual family members
Amount of assets a family can have and still be eligible
How is income counted?
Amount of income a family can have and still be eligible?
Income eligibility tests
If family passes all eligibility tests, what is the amount of their benefit?
What are a recipient family's child support requirements?
What are a recipient family's behavioral requirements?
Contracts and agreements
What are a recipient family's work-related activities requirements?
How long can a family receive benefits?
What happens after a family no longer receives benefits?
Categories of TANF Policy Not Captured in the WRDAdministrative Policies
Budgets or Expenditures