Confronting the Child Care Eligibility Maze: Simplifying and Aligning With Other Work Supports

12/4/2013

This report, a product of the Work Support Strategies (WSS) initiative, helps states confront burdensome administrative processes that make it difficult for low-income families to get and keep child care benefits, and the cumulative challenges eligible clients face in trying to access other benefits (i.e. SNAP/Medicaid). Through concrete policy ideas and examples from states across the country, it offers an in-depth guide to help states not only simplify child care subsidy policies, but also to align child care policies with other work supports. With this information, states can improve service delivery for clients and staff, and reduce administrative burden.

Source: Urban Institute

Available at: http://www.urban.org/publications/412971.html

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