Features of Programs Designed to Help Families Achieve Economic Security and Promote Child Well-Being

Sep 30, 2017
Emily Sama-Miller and Scott Baumgartner

Families on limited incomes face significant challenges navigating both low-wage employment or education and training programs and also finding good-quality child care. Programs that intentionally combine services for parents and children can help families move toward economic security and create conditions that promote child and family well-being. This brief summarizes results from an environmental scan of 52 programs that combine services for children with services for parents.


Integrated Approaches to Supporting Child Development and Improving Family Economic Security


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families

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Scott Baumgartner
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Emily Sama-Miller
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