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Children benefiting from Reach Up in Vermont

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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


Each year represents the rolling average of data for three years and reflects average annual enrollment (e.g., 2006 data is the average of 2004, 2005, and 2006).  The "universe" of all children under age 18 is derived from the Vermont Department of Health/U.S. Census as 3-year rolling averages.

Last Updated

September 2014