This chart from the Office of Family Assistance shows the monthly TANF contingency fund awards by state and federal fiscal year for 2018. A total of 17 states applied and received contingency funding, and the year is broken out to show each monthly award.
The Welfare Rules Databook is an annual publication from OPRE that includes tables detailing state policies for the previous 10 years, as well as TANF policies by state as of July 2016. This resource provides comparisons between states, as well as in-depth information on changes across time within a state and current challenges for each state.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance released 22 work participation rate tables for fiscal year 2016. The tables include an average number of work-eligible individuals participating in work activities, the average number of hours of work participation per week, and the average number of families with sufficient work hours to meet the work requirement.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance (OFA) has posted Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) caseload and application data for the first quarter of FY 2017 (October-December 2017). The data include families receiving assistance through state TANF and maintenance-of-effort (MOE) separate state programs (SSP). In the first quarter of FY 2017, there was a monthly average of 1.45 million families receiving TANF and SSP cash assistance, representing approximately 3.72 million recipients.
Using data from their KIDS COUNT Data Center, this post from the Annie E. Casey Foundation compares the rates of children living in high-poverty communities from 2006-2010 and from 2011-2015. Findings include that the number of children living in concentrated poverty (areas where the poverty rate is 30% or more) has increased by almost 30%. The post links to additional data at the local, state, and national level on children living in high poverty areas, including data broken down by race and ethnicity.
This dataset from the Annie E. Casey Foundation is part of an annual series that assesses child well-being across the United States. The KIDS COUNT index uses four domains to capture what children need most to thrive: 1) Economic Well-Being, 2) Education, 3) Health, 4) Family and Community. Each domain includes four indicators that are used to rank states on overall child well-being. Despite mounting economic inequality and increasingly unaffordable college costs, the 2016 data show that today’s youth are healthier and completing high school on time.
The DataFinder from the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) provides demographic information as well as administrative data on programs that affect low-income people and families. Users can create and download custom tables that present a national picture, a state picture or a comparative look at states and communities.
This dataset from the Annie E. Casey Foundation is part of an annual series that assesses child well-being across the United States. It uses an index of 16 indicators to rank states on overall child well-being, economic well-being, education, health, family, and community. In the midst of the country’s economic recovery, in 2015, more families are struggling with economic instability and more children are living in high-poverty neighborhoods. The report and data also review the impact of parents’ education and health on their children’s outcomes.
This table presents the total number of refugee arrivals by State and country of origin during Fiscal Year 2014.
The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation released a publication that provides tables containing Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) policies for each state as of July 2013. The Databook also includes longitudinal tables describing various state policies for selected years between 1996 and 2013.