Financing Fatherhood Programs: What Policymakers Need to Know and What They Can Do.

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National Conference of State Legislatures.
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Fact Sheet
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This fact sheet proposes ways in which welfare funds can be used to provide services to fathers. Some of the suggestions provided include: create eligibility categories for services that include fathers; include fathers in definitions of families to allow eligibility; ensure state agencies maximize this flexibilityto provide services to working poor fathers andtheir families to minimize the risk they will go on welfare; direct funding to provide employment andparenting and relationship services to fathers. (Author abstract, modified).

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