From 1997 to 1999, staff at the Southern Institute on Children and Families (SICF) conducted a project designed to improve awareness among low-income families about benefits for which they are eligible, including Medicaid and child care.
During the project, staff:
The Southern Institute on Children and Families is a nonprofit public policy organization located in Columbia, S.C.
In their report on the project—Southern Regional Initiative to Improve Access to Benefits for Low Income Families With Children—project staff included the following findings:
Among the policy changes recommended by the project team were that states and communities: