All American welfare programs provide benefits to low-income individuals and families. All these Programs are only for Americans.
However, the benefits are only given to low-income individuals and families. The definition of low income is unique to each of the programs.
SNAP SNAP stands for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, it offers meal vouchers to 47.6 million or 23 million households. They receive an average of $133 per month.
ACA It stands for Affordable Care Act, With this millions of people have gained access to health coverage through Medicaid and the Health Insurance Marketplace.
It provides free or low-cost health benefits to adults, kids, pregnant women, seniors, and people with disabilities. This covers 1 in 5 Americans, with a broad array of health services.
CHIP stands for Child’s Health Insurance Program, offers dental care to uninsured kids up to age 19 whose family income is above Medicaid’s limit but below their state’s CHIP limit.
Runs by The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) helps low-income families, seniors, and people with disabilities get into affordable private or government-owned rental housing.
SSI It stands for Supplemental Security Income. This Program runs by Social Security Administration provides cash to low-income seniors and adults and kids with disabilities.
TANF stands for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, & US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) runs this program.
It's aim to provide cash for a limited time to low-income families working toward self-sufficiency. TANF may also offer non-cash benefits such as child care or job training.
WIC stands for Women, Infants, and Children. It offers Healthy food to pregnant women and children up to 5 years of age.
This program runs by Department of Education, mainly aims to encourage low-income households students to get higher education & pays upto $6000.