Who wanted greater federal involvement to assure fair trearment of those in need?
Who believed that public assistance and social service programs should be the respmsibility of state or local gov?
What does federalizing mean?
Congress largely took the programs out of the hands of the states.
What is SSI?
Supplemental Security Income
Is SSI a social insuance program like social Security?
Can individuals recieve SSI benefits in addition to Social Security reirement or disability benefits?
SSI is a program of last resort, what does that mean?
Applicants must claim all other benefits to which they are entitles before they can qualify for SSI
What is the minimun age to qualify or SSI
Can participants recieve SSI and and TANIF benefits simultaneously?
How often are SSi cases reviewed?
every 3 years.
help individuals with physical or mental disabilities obtain employment and live more independently through services
What is PASS plan.
Plan to Achieve Self-Support
Allows workers receiving SSI to save specified amount of money toward a goal-attending school/starting business
Chapter 5, 6, 7 and 8. Social Welfare