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Application Process for TANF, Food Stamps, Medicaid, and SCHIP

Publication Date
Dec 31, 2002

This study provides descriptions and information about overall application procedures under four major assistance programs in a variety of venues (e.g., welfare offices, hospitals, health clinics) at six sites (Arlington, VA; Dallas, TX; Raleigh, NC; New York, NY; Seattle, WA; and Sedalia, MO). The study also looks at how programs are addressing particular issues related to immigrants and limited English proficient persons as part of the application procedures. [91 PDF pages]

Low-Income Populations | Immigrants & Refugees
Location- & Geography-Based Data
State Data
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) | Medicaid | Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)