public assistance

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Synonyms for public assistance

assistance, especially money, food, and other necessities, given to the needy or dispossessed

Synonyms for public assistance

governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need

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Although it is not statistically significant, the difference in the change between blacks and Hispanics is consistent with the greater decline in public assistance receipt among Hispanics than among blacks, as discussed above.
It's the biggest barrier for women trying to leave public assistance," says Ramona Hernandez.
Since it covered only about half of the labor force and paid lower benefits than did state public assistance programs, it failed to develop a political following that might push for its expansion.
Though disproportionately represented among those who received public assistance through 1996, when welfare deform (the term "deform" is used to suggest the substitution of a flawed system by another system far more flawed and far more punitive) legislation was passed.
That bridge of education and job training is the only way for the chronically unemployed, denied the safety net of public assistance, to
In its memorandum opinion, the bankruptcy court sustained the trustees' objections in both the Hardy and Lovelace cases to the exemption of a CTC as a public assistance benefit.
Shunica Sinclair, a 36-year-old Houston resident, knows what it's like to work at a fast-food restaurant while turning to public assistance - food stamps, in her case.
Combined effects of low income and public assistance create a rich environment for delayed medical care.
The most "fundamental and radical change" will involve getting rid of the one law on public assistance which covers all population groups, the disabled, single parents, elderly who need care, those with no sources of income, asylum seekers.
Obesity among poor Americans; is public assistance the problem?
Now there's suspicion that fraud by employees and those on public assistance accounts for as much as 10 percent of the county's annual operating budget, or about $2 billion a year.
Child-parent center students were more likely to graduate from high school and less likely to become unemployed, draw public assistance or end up in prison.
And if you are too "rich" to qualify for public assistance programs, we must find ways to protect you and your family from financial rain.
Though available data suggest a relationship between poverty and emerging adulthood, fewer studies have been conducted to assess whether parental work or public assistance mediates these outcomes.
This includes some counties and parishes that FEMA also designated for "public assistance," as well as three counties in Alabama designated for "individual and public assistance.
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