ization, and securing referral for institutional care, where appropriate.

Population Covered:

All people in the United States

Racial and Ethnic Data Collected:

Not collected

SEP Data Collected:

Not collected

Language and Acculturation Data Collected:

Not collected

Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

Agency:

Office of Family Assistance, Administration for Children and Families

Purpose:

To provide assistance and work opportunities to needy families by granting states with federal funds and wide flexibility to develop and implement their own welfare programs.

Population Covered:

Low-income people in the United States

Racial and Ethnic Data Collected:

Uses OMB standards

SEP Data Collected:

Collects employment, income, and cash resources information

Language and Acculturation Data Collected:

Not collected

Uses OMB standards: American Indian and Alaska Native; Asian; Black or African American; Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander; White. Respondents shall be allowed the option of selecting one or more racial categories. There are two categories for data on ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino and Not Hispanic or Latino.



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