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Synonyms for welfare

Synonyms for welfare

a state of health, happiness, and prospering

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

Synonyms for welfare

governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need

something that aids or promotes well-being

a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous

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If immigration is supposed to benefit the country, then immigrant welfare use should be much lower than native use," said Steven Camarota the Center's Director of Research and the report's author.
Kasza overturns the conventional wisdom that Japan has been a welfare laggard among industrial democracies, arguing that Japan's welfare development was actually early, that its welfare policies are relatively generous, and that the specific policies are not that different from those of other industrialized democracies.
The review, Strengthen the Commitment--an External Review of the Child Welfare System, was Conducted by Michael Hardy, Executive Director of Tikinagan Child and Family Services; Billie Schibler, Children's Advocate; and Irene Hamilton, Ombudsman.
The architects of Social Security had hoped to integrate Aid to Dependent Children (ADC), an income support program for needy mothers, into a non-categorical welfare program in the 1940s.
Price's article focuses on the experiences of two states--Maine and Kentucky--as they come to terms with "shaping welfare policy," specifically as it relates to access to postsecondary education.
Other recommendations include establishing new performance standards and outcome measures for child-welfare programs and creating a position in the state Health and Human Services Agency to serve as a statewide leader for child welfare and foster care.
However, that same general welfare clause specifies that the taxes collected to provide that "general" welfare will be uniform throughout the country.
s (BIVI) cattle marketing team, with the assistance of NKH&W Marketing Communications, addressed animal welfare issues at the 2004 World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif.
A new study, published in the March 7 Science, offers encouraging but far from conclusive evidence that welfare reform hasn't undermined children's mental health or intellectual development, at least in the short-run.
Scoppetta, highlights the injustice of child welfare practice that relies on child removal.
Changes in welfare policy require recipients to find employment and have created a need for effective counseling strategies.
His attempts to flee his oppressive neighborhood fail, and it seems that he must embrace a life of crime to better his lot and help his family escape the cruel trap of welfare.
In the rhetorical build-up to welfare reform, Republicans also sought to "restigmatize" out-of-wedlock births as "illegitimate," implying that only a male--the father--could confer respectability on a child.
The State of Arkansas' traditional AFDC welfare program was a lifetime program with no incentive for self-sufficiency.
Clinton's announced goal was 10,000 new federal hires, but the federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM) reports that, as of January, 50,827 former welfare recipients had found work with the feds.