Aid to Families with Dependent Children

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A federal social assistance program operated by the Office of Family Assistance in the Administration for Children and Families of the Department of Health and Human Services. It is managed at state level and is intended for families who lack the material resources to care for their children and children deprived of parental support living at home. See http://www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/afdc/afdc.txt for details.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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