Change Indicator

Children benefiting from Reach Up (TANF) in Vermont

Children benefiting from Reach Up (TANF)

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source



Percent of children under age 18 who live in households receiving TANF cash benefits.  TANF (Temporary Aid to Needy Families) in Vermont includes Reach Up, Reach Ahead, and Reach First.  It was formerly called ANFC, Aid to Needy Families with Children. 

Data Source

Vermont Agency of Human Services, Department for Children and Families, Economic Services Division


Data is expressed as 3-year rolling averages based on snapshots of April enrollment (e.g., 2017-2019 data is the average of April 2017, April 2018, and April 2019).  The population of children under 18 used as the denominator in these rate calculations is a 3-year rolling average derived from Vermont Department of Health/U.S Census population estimates.  

Last Updated

February 2021