DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES

Federal funding of programs

PROVIDING ASSISTANCE AND ENABLING PEOPLE TO RISE

  • Welfare reform guidance for able-bodied adults without children must work or look for work if on welfare, signed in 2018.

  • Food Stamp dependency reduced by 7.7 million people relieving $13 billion from the program

  • Child Care and Development Fund to provide $8.1 billion to states to fund child care for low-income families, signed in 2018.

  • Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act (CARES) to allocate $1.8 billion in funding over the next five years to help people with autism spectrum disorder and their families, signed in 2019.