- Health/Human Services FAQ Search
Searches the FAQs for Health & Human Services subjects -- diseases, disasters, food stamps, grants, immigration, etc. Extremely useful for refuting claims by other people in discussion forums.
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- Myths About Welfare Reform
Excellent page disputing welfare myths by explaining the reality & how the myth came to be. Most important is the common belief that poverty levels declined due to the Welfare Reform Act of '96. Written by a UCLA professor, and easy to understand.
- SNAP (Food Stamps) FAQ
Long, useful list of Frequently Asked Questions about today's "food stamps", known as SNAP: who can/can't get it, average benefits, which foods are eligible, etc.
- State-Specific TANF Information
Official government site; most useful aspect is that it has the specific requirements and websites for each individual state. General TANF info is limited to a very short FAQ.
- The "Welfare Reform Act" of 1996
The text of Pres. Clinton's Personal Responsibility & Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996; includes some very useful information.
- The History of US Government Food Stamps
Detailed yet easy-to-read history of food stamps, all the way up through today's program, known as SNAP.
- Welfare's History, From AFDC To TANF
About the history of welfare, today's TANF version, and the change to it from AFDC (which had the traits people inaccurately claim of today's welfare).
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