Understanding the AFDC/TANF Child-Only Caseload: Policies, Composition, and Characteristics in Three States. Earnings and Income

02/01/2000

  • Non-parental caregivers report higher incomes than parental caregivers and are less likely to receive SSI, food stamps, and Medicaid than parental caregivers.  However, TANF grant amounts are similar, on average, for the two groups.