Policy Trends in TANF and Child Welfare. National Alliance to End Homelessness Ending Homelessness: The Time is Now July 9, 2007 Jody Grutza, MSW. TANF - DRA. Deficit Reduction Act (DRA) Imposed significant limitations on state flexibility and policy changes to the TANF Block Grant.
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National Alliance to End Homelessness Ending Homelessness: The Time is Now
July 9, 2007
Jody Grutza, MSW
Deficit Reduction Act (DRA)
Deficit Reduction Act
Safe & Timely Interstate Placement Act
Adam Walsh Act
Child & Family Svcs Imp Act
109th Congress – 2nd Session
(1) Guarantee services, supports and safe homes for every child who is at-risk of being or has been abused or neglected by strengthening the federal-state child welfare partnership by amending the federal Title IV-E statute to do the following without converting any of Title IV-E to a block grant.
(2) Promote program effectiveness
(3) Enhance accountability
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