of U.S. children (nearly 16.4 million) lived in poverty.
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Neuroscience has revealed that in adolescence, the brain experiences a period of major development. Adolescents must take on distinct developmental tasks—and young people in foster care often lack the supports needed to complete these tasks.
This policy brief uses results from the Family Resource Simulator and the Basic Needs Budget Calculator to analyze Mississippi’s work support policies.
This report looks at the dentists and their teams in private practice who provide care to the underserved to ensuring adequate oral health care for all Rhode Islanders.
This brief examines the impact of state-level adoption of EITCs on a set of health-related outcomes for children, including: (1) health insurance coverage, (2) use of preventive medical and dental care, and (3) health status measures including maternal reports of child health and body mass index (BMI).
This report presents 36-month results from a random assignment evaluation of a one-year program that provided telephonic care management to encourage depressed parents, who were Medicaid recipients in Rhode Island, to seek treatment from mental health professionals.
This policy report uses results from the Family Resource Simulator and the Basic Needs Budget Calculator to analyze New Jersey’s work support policies through the lens of cuts to New Jersey FamilyCare (NJFC). It examines the significant and measurable ways in which these cuts affect low-income children and families, the state budget, and the local economy.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)1 seeks to greatly reduce the number of uninsured Americans. This report looks at ways the ACA can open the door for policies and practices that can reduce human services programs’ error rates, lower their administrative costs, and cut red tape for families.
This report describes services available largely through the various agencies within Virginia’s Secretariat of Health and Human Resources.