REPORT Health and Social ProgramsWorkers

Social Security: The Most Important Anti-Poverty Program for Children

March 29, 2005, Heather Boushey

This report finds that more low-income children live in families that receive a Social Security check than in families that receive a check from the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program. The study analyzed data from the Survey on Income and Program Participation (SIPP).

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