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How do parental welfare work requirements affect children?

Although paid family leave can provide needed income for families after a birth, workers with less education and lower wages—those with the greatest need—are the least likely to have access to paid leave. One alternative that may be available to low-income families is cash assistance through Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF).


Child Development & Well-Being, Children, Economic Support, Family & Partnering, Health, Means-Tested Programs, Parenting, Social Determinants of Health