Welfare Programs for Women and Children Hhs201

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There are so many mothers with children that need help for the Welfare Programs. The student researched programs that were needed for single mothers. North Carolina has Medicaid for Pregnant Women. Medicaid for Pregnant is only for Pregnant Women. It covers any services needed to bare a healthy child. This is prenatal care, Childbirth and parenting classes, and family planning. The student researched services that can be given to a mother that is unemployed and has no money coming into the home to help pay bills such as rent and light bill. There is a program here in North Carolina called work first. Work first is Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, which pays a certain amount of money to do volunteer work within the community. The pay is not like a regular job but it is some cash for the mother to pay a few things. WIC is for Women, Infants, and Children. Some call this program the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program. This is for low income families to provide the children and child baring mother with the food they need to stay healthy. Food stamps some places call it Food and Nutrition Services. These services are only used to purchase food for low income families. A student from Ashford University researched and examined the history of social welfare policy. The Student wanted to see how the social welfare policy pertained to the population of single mothers in North Carolina. The Student wanted to discuss the need for help concerning the wellbeing of their child and children. There are many mothers that need help with income, food, and formula. The student found that there there are many services and programs available in North Carolina there are an A to Z Comprehensive List of All Programs and Services for North Carolinians at http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/sitemap/services-atoz.htm#A. Some example of the services provided is Medicaid for Pregnant…...

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