Healthy Kids and Strong Working Families: Improving Economic Security for North Dakota Families with Children Brief

Work supports such as the Earned Income Tax Credit, child care subsidies, and public health insurance can often help low-income working families reach self-sufficiency. Using the National Center for Children in Poverty’s Family Resource Simulator and Basic Needs Budget Calculator, authors provide an overview of the cost of living in North Dakota, which demonstrates the importance of work supports in helping low-income working families. Authors provide an assessment of how the current work support policies help families and the impact that slight increases in eligibility could have for working families.

Record Type: 
Research-To-Practice Brief
Publication Date: 
April, 2011
Date: 
April 2011
Source: 
Partner Resources
State: 
North Dakota
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Asset Building
    • Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Supportive Services
    • Child Care
    • Post-employment Supports
  • Special Populations
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