Funding Programs for Young Parents & Families

This brief summarizes potential federal funding sources and programs that can be used to address barriers facing young parents and families, such as unemployment, disruption to education, financial instability, and lack of child care access, parenting experience, or family supports. Programs listed include, but are not limited to, TANF, SNAP, SSBG, Medicaid/Children’s Health Insurance Program, Child Care Development Block Grant, WIOA, and the Family First Prevention Services Act Prevention Funds.

Record Type: 
Research-To-Practice Brief
Publication Date: 
December, 2020
Date: 
December 2020
Source: 
Partner Resources
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Employment
    • WIOA
  • Supportive Services
    • Child Care
    • Child Welfare
    • Health/Behavioral Health Referrals and Supports
    • SNAP/Food Assistance
  • Special Populations
    • Youth in Transition
  • TANF Program Administration
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