Social Welfare

This issue area encompasses public assistance and Social Security programs; social services matters, including community service, volunteer, and charitable activities. Health programs such as Medicare and Medicaid may fall under Health.

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  • Child Welfare: Purposes, Federal Programs, and Funding (CRS)

    4/14/23
  • Connecting Older Adults to Information on Benefits and Services (CRS)

    6/26/2023
  • Data in Brief: Funding Status of Multiemployer Defined Benefit Pension Plans (CRS)

    4/20/23
  • Data on State and Local Public Sector Employment Not Covered Under Social Security (CRS)

    4/4/2023
  • FEMA’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) (CRS)

    2/22/23
  • Funding the State Administration of Unemployment Compensation (UC) Benefits (CRS)

    06/02/23
  • FY2024 NDAA: Basic Needs Allowance and Military Food Insecurity (CRS)

    7/10/2023
  • Grants Work in a Congressional Office (CRS)

    04/06/23
  • Legislative History of Medicaid Financing for the Territories (CRS)

    6/22/23
  • Medicaid Financing for the Territories (CRS)

    6/22/23
  • Noncitizen Eligibility for Employment Authorization and Work-Authorized Social Security Numbers (SSNs) (CRS)

    3/22/23
  • Noncitizen Eligibility for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) (CRS)

    2/16/23
  • Older Americans Act: Overview and Funding (CRS)

    05/17/23
  • Older Americans Month Speech Resources: Fact Sheet (CRS)

    4/28/23
  • Railroad Retirement Board: Retirement, Survivor, Disability, Unemployment, and Sickness Benefits (CRS)

    02/28/23
  • Resources for Grantseekers (CRS)

    04/06/23
  • Retirement Income Security: Issues and Policies (CRS)

    2/17/23
  • Social Security Administration (SSA): FY2023 Annual Limitation on Administrative Expenses (LAE) Appropriation: In Brief (CRS)

    3/22/23
  • Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) (CRS)

    4/14/23
  • Social Security Fundamentals: A Fact-Based Foundation (CRS)

    04/26/23
  • Social Security Overview (CRS)

    05/16/23
  • Social Security Primer (CRS)

    05/16/23
  • Social Security Retirement Earnings Test: How Earnings Affect Benefits (CRS)

    05/10/23
  • Social Security Trust Fund Investment Practices (CRS)

    05/10/23
  • Social Security: Major Decisions in the House and Senate Since 1935 (CRS)

    6/22/23
  • Social Security: Selected Findings of the 2023 Annual Report (CRS)

    4/5/2023
  • Social Security: The Trust Funds (CRS)

    05/16/23
  • Social Security’s Funding Shortfall (CRS)

    05/10/23
  • Status of FY2023 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations: In Brief (CRS)

    4/27/23
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Provisions in H.R. 3746, the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023 (CRS)

    5/31/23
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI) (CRS)

    4/14/23
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Work Requirements (CRS)

    04/25/2023
  • The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant (CRS)

    02/15/23
  • The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: A Legislative History (CRS)

    3/8/2023
  • The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: Responses to Frequently Asked Questions (CRS)

    2/27/2023
  • Unemployment Insurance Overpayment and Fraud Recovery (CRS)

    3/24/2023
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