Making Family-Focused Public Assistance, Systems, Supports, and Services Accessible to Noncustodial Fathers

The TANF program has been due for reauthorization since 2010. With reauthorization, Congress has the opportunity to reimagine the program to support more families more holistically by guiding states to use funds to support noncustodial caregivers. At the same time, states should consider opportunities to align and streamline access to systems, services, and supports for fathers.