SOCIAL SUPPORTS AS (PRIMARY) MALTREATMENT PREVENTION

SUMMARY

Federal social welfare policies are a critical support for vulnerable children and families. The best way to keep kids safe is to ensure that their families are stable and able to meet their basic needs. It’s our responsibility to create communities with an array of supports and services so families have the best chance to be self-sufficient. A strong safety net with springs will enable families to bounce back from hard times or offer a first chance in generations for families to find sure footing.

CWLA tracks the following key policy topics and prioritizes others with their own section under “Family and Community Supports.”

FOR MORE INFORMATION

  • Immigration [Policy Topic]
  • Poverty [Policy Topic]
  • Promise Neighborhoods [Legislation]
  • Social Security Act [Legislation]
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) [Legislation]
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families [Legislation]
  • The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) [Legislation]

LEGISLATION & ADMINISTRATION ACTION

CWLA ADVOCACY