Child Care Subsidies
Child Care Subsidies. The federal welfare-reform legislation enacted in 1996, the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act, gave states new opportunities for meeting the needs of low-income families and children - including assisting with childcare needs. This report provides data on the patterns and dynamics of child care subsidy use. "The Dynamics Of Child Care Subsidy Use: A Collaborative Study of Five States" by Ann Collins et al is published by the National Center for Children in Poverty.