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The SSRC Library allows visitors to access materials related to self-sufficiency programs, practice and research. Visitors can view common search terms, conduct a keyword search or create a custom search using any combination of the filters at the left side of this page. To conduct a keyword search, type a term or combination of terms into the search box below, select whether you want to search the exact phrase or the words in any order, and click on the blue button to the right of the search box to view relevant results.

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The SSRC Library includes resources which may be available only via journal subscription. The SSRC may be able to provide users without subscription access to a particular journal with a single use copy of the full text.  Please email the SSRC with your request.

The SSRC Library collection is constantly growing and new research is added regularly. We welcome our users to submit a library item to help us grow our collection in response to your needs.


  • Individual Author: U.S. Congress
    Reference Type: Statute
    Year: 1935

    This statute implements the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and outlines it primary purposes relating to job preparation, work and marriage.

    The publication date noted for this Title reflects the original date the Social Security Act was enacted and not subsequent amendments made to the Act.

    This statute implements the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and outlines it primary purposes relating to job preparation, work and marriage.

    The publication date noted for this Title reflects the original date the Social Security Act was enacted and not subsequent amendments made to the Act.

  • Individual Author: U.S. Congress
    Reference Type: Statute
    Year: 1999

    This statute amended Title IV-E of the Social Security Act to provide States with more funding and greater flexibility to carry out programs designed to help children and youth  make the transition from foster care to self-sufficiency.

    Public Law No. 106-169 (1999).

    This statute amended Title IV-E of the Social Security Act to provide States with more funding and greater flexibility to carry out programs designed to help children and youth  make the transition from foster care to self-sufficiency.

    Public Law No. 106-169 (1999).

  • Individual Author: U.S. Congress
    Reference Type: Statute
    Year: 2006

    This statute reauthorized the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program originally created in the 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act as well as made changes to other entitlement programs, including Medicaid and Medicare.

    Public Law. No. 109-171 (2005).

    This statute reauthorized the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program originally created in the 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act as well as made changes to other entitlement programs, including Medicaid and Medicare.

    Public Law. No. 109-171 (2005).

  • Individual Author: U.S. Congress
    Reference Type: Statute
    Year: 2008

    This statute amended parts B and E of Title IV of the Social Security Act to connect and support relative caregivers of children and youth who have been abused or neglected, improved outcomes for children in and leaving foster care, provided for tribal foster care and adoption access.

    Public Law No. 110-351 (2008).

    This statute amended parts B and E of Title IV of the Social Security Act to connect and support relative caregivers of children and youth who have been abused or neglected, improved outcomes for children in and leaving foster care, provided for tribal foster care and adoption access.

    Public Law No. 110-351 (2008).

  • Individual Author: U.S. Congress
    Reference Type: Statute
    Year: 2010

    This statute included provisions concerning the integrity of the Unemployment Compensation program, as well as continued grants to states under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program through  September 2011. It also included provisions relating to healthy marriage promotion and responsible fatherhood. 

    Public Law No. 111-291 (2010). 

     

    This statute included provisions concerning the integrity of the Unemployment Compensation program, as well as continued grants to states under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program through  September 2011. It also included provisions relating to healthy marriage promotion and responsible fatherhood. 

    Public Law No. 111-291 (2010).