Food and nutrition programs should have adequate funding to engage in robust outreach efforts that ensure that older adults (and organizations that serve older adults) are a
Federal and state governments should create policies and regulations that prioritize placing children in foster care with grandparents and other caregiver relatives whenever
Public-benefit programs should ensure that families headed by grandparents and other caregiver relatives receive sufficient support for economic security an
Congress should increase funding for the SSBG and CSBG programs to reflect the increased population of older Americans and to help meet the service needs of low-i
The federal government should require state CSBG and SSBG officials to consult with state and local agencies and organizations representing older people and other groups ser
Policymakers should streamline and coordinate application procedures among different assistance programs; auto-enroll people with low incomes who are receiving assistance fr
Across programs for people with low incomes, application forms, procedures, and program notices should be shortened and simplified to make them less intimid
States should make outreach efforts an integral component of low-income assistance programs and implement evidence-based outreach strategies.
Federal, state, and local governments should explore new, more consumer-centered systems for providing low-income assistance.