Economic Supports

Economic support programs provide relief to those struggling with economic adversity, such as that caused by joblessness, low income, or disability. These programs can help families with children access resources critical to optimal child development. Economic supports can take the form of cash transfer programs, tax credits, or home visiting programs that offer basic needs support.

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