Office of Human Services Policy
The Office of Human Services Policy (HSP) conducts policy research, analysis, evaluation, and coordination on various issues across the Department, including but not limited to, poverty and measurement, vulnerable populations, early childhood education and child welfare, family strengthening, economic support for families, and youth development. HSP serves as a liaison with other agencies on broad economic matters and is the Department’s lead on poverty research and analysis. Below are major topic areas. Click on a topic to access HSP publications, ongoing work, and related topics.
- Approaches to Low-Income Energy Assistance Funding in Selected States, 03/1/2014 (Posted 04/18/2014)
- Work-Family Supports for Low-Income Families: Key Research Findings and Policy Trends, 03/1/2014 (Posted 04/16/2014)
- Welfare Indicators and Risk Factors, Annual Report to Congress, 03/1/2014 (Posted 04/14/2014)
- Trends in the Use of Early Care and Education, 1995-2011: Descriptive Analysis of Child Care Arrangements from National Survey Data, 03/31/2014 (Posted 04/2/2014)
- The Early Achievement and Development Gap, 03/26/2014 (Posted 03/26/2014)
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