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Assistance programs and benefits

Contrast the varying assistance programs for the poor in the United States, addressing how benefits are allocated, funded, and controlled.

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Many assistance programs are federally funded, and the remaining are usually state funded but receive a portion of federal funds when the programs are in need. The main assistance programs include WIC (women, infants, and children), food stamps (welfare), Headstart, and HUD, for those trying to buy homes without having 100% of the resources needed to do so.

WIC was created to benefit ...

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This solution provides a detailed contract of the varying assistance programs for the poor in the United States. I address how benefits are allocated, funded, and controlled in this solution.

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