Some child welfare organizations include Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services, the Center for Child and Family Programs, the Center for the Study of Social Policy, the Child Welfare League of America and the Ch... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Welfare eligibility is typically determined by income, family size and any crisis situations the family is currently undergoing, including pregnancy, homelessness, medical emergencies and unemployment. The specific state... More »

Whether or not families and individuals qualify for welfare depends on several factors, including income, size of family and emergency situations like homelessness, hospital visits and teenage pregnancy. Welfare requirem... More »

The Oklahoma Department of Human Services provides adult and family services, child welfare services, child care services, services to the aging, child support services and services to the developmentally disabled, as of... More » Government & Politics Social Services

The Tennessee Department of Children's Services offers adoption assistance for hopeful parents-to-be, help for aspiring foster parents, and resources to report cases of child abuse, abandonment and neglect. The agency al... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Federally funded programs targeted at underprivileged children include the Women, Infants and Children program, the Child and Adult Care Food program and the National School Lunch program, states Other pro... More » Government & Politics Social Services

An exhaustive study by Pew Research Center found that 61 percent of women in America had received benefits from either Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, welfare or unemployment benefits. However, the perc... More » Government & Politics Social Services