Child care programs (41 - 50 of 50 items)
Current AFDC Work Programs and Implications for Federal Policy
T-HRD-87-9: Published: Feb 23, 1987. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 1987.
GAO discussed work programs for Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program (AFDC) beneficiaries. GAO noted that: (1) its audit work focused on state-administered work incentive programs; (2) AFDC work programs served only about 22 percent of AFDC recipients in 1985; (3) an unknown proportion of work incentive participants received no services other than orientation or assessment; (4) current...
Child and Family Welfare: Selected HHS Discretionary Grant Funding in Fiscal Year 1985
HRD-86-87FS: Published: Apr 10, 1986. Publicly Released: May 12, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) discretionary grant funding for child and family welfare demonstration projects for fiscal year (FY) 1985.GAO found that: (1) only state or local government agencies and nonprofit organizations that engaged in child welfare activities or related research were eligible to apply for funding under the...
Evidence Is Insufficient To Support the Administration's Proposed Changes to AFDC Work Programs
HRD-85-92: Published: Aug 27, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the first phase of its review of poverty among female heads of families, focusing on: (1) work programs aimed at poor women with families who receive assistance under the Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program (AFDC); and (2) the Administration's proposal to change AFDC work programs in fiscal year 1986.GAO found that: (1) many poor fem...
Better Federal Program Administration Can Contribute to Improving State Foster Care Programs
HRD-84-2: Published: Aug 10, 1984. Publicly Released: Sep 10, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the implementation, by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and selected states, of the Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act to determine the guidance which HHS has given to the states and how HHS has determined whether states have complied with the act's requirements.During the initial year of implementation, much confusion ex...
Fairfax County Procedures To Collect Child Support Payments
089382: Mar 25, 1975
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Intertitle Transfers--A Way for States To Increase Federal Funding for Social Services
HRD-81-116: Published: Jul 10, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 10, 1981.
GAO initiated a review of the extent and magnitude of transfers of social services costs from title XX of the Social Security Act to other funding sources. These intertitle transfers are the costs of social services historically charged to social services programs which, subsequent to the ceiling on social services, are now being charged to other Federal funding sources. Federal social services co...
Action Needed To Avert Future Overpayments to States for AFDC Foster Care
HRD-81-73: Published: Apr 20, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1981.
Until the Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act was enacted, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) matched payments available to the states under the the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program for foster home care of dependent children. The act established fiscal year (FY) 1978 as a base year for the computation of future allotments of foster care moneys. A GAO revi...
Federal and State Actions Needed To Overcome Problems in Administering the Title XX Program
HRD-81-8: Published: Oct 29, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 1980.
The title XX program, authorized by Social Security Act amendments, enables States to tailor social services programs to fit the needs of people in local communities. The social services are provided directly by public social services agencies or purchased from other public agencies and private profit or nonprofit organizations. The States must fund about 25 percent of their title XX program costs...
Children in Foster Care Institutions: Steps Government Can Take to Improve Their Care
HRD-77-40: Published: Feb 22, 1977. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 1977.
The federal government provides funds to states for foster care of children who receive unsuitable care at home by placing the children in either foster family homes or child-care institutions.State and local agencies responsible for the placing and care of foster children in child care institutions did not always provide required social services to the children and their families, sometimes paid...