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The Potential Effects of Ending the SSI Cash-Out


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[PDF] The Potential Effects of Ending the SSI Cash-Out

March 14, 2018 - Presented to Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services

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[PDF] CalFresh Program Overview

March 11, 2014 - Presented to Senate Human Services Committee and Assembly Human Services Committee

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[PDF] Overview of Recent Changes to Major Nutrition Access Programs

November 17, 2020 - Senate Committee on Human Services

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[PDF] Overview of Select Safety Net Programs: SSI/SSP, CalFresh, and CalWORKs

February 14, 2018 - Presented to: Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee

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[PDF] Overview of SSI/SSP Cash Grants--2000-01 to 2015-16

March 11, 2015 - Presented to: Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services

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The 2010-11 Budget: Health and Social Services Budget Primer

March 26, 2010 - In 2009-10, expenditures for health and social services programs in California are estimated to be about $25 billion or 29 percent of statewide General Fund spending. Spending on health and social services programs accounts for 36 percent of total spending when special funds, federal funds, and the General Fund are included. This primer provides an understanding of the overall health and social services expenditures, the workings of major health and social services programs, spending trends in major programs, and the major funding sources for health and social services programs.

This primer and the companion piece The 2010-11 Budget: Health and Social Services—A Restricted Environment provide a framework for policymakers as they make very difficult budget decisions in health and social services.

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The 2020-21 Budget: Department of Social Services

February 24, 2020 - This brief provides information, analysis, and key issues to consider in evaluating the Governor’s 2020-21 budget proposals for the major programs in Department of Social Services.

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The 2019-20 Budget: Analysis of the Department of Social Services Budget

February 22, 2019 - In this report, we evaluate the Governor's major human services budget proposals for programs administered by the Department of Social Services, including the California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs), the Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP), the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS), and foster care.

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The 2010-11 Budget: How the Special Session Actions Would Affect Social Services

January 29, 2010 - For the special session, the Governor proposes solutions for social services programs totaling $121 million in 2009‑10 and $2.6 billion in 2010‑11. The state Department of Social Services (DSS) oversees most of these programs. There are two main types of proposed solutions: expenditure reductions and fund shifts (federal, county, and special funds). In addition to the General Fund savings, adoption of this package would result in the loss of about $3 billion in federal funds, assuming that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) is extended through June 30, 2010. In this piece we provide our analysis of the Governor’s proposals, in some cases offer alternative approaches, and recommend the actions that we believe the Legislature should take on them at this time.

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[PDF] State Efforts to Address Youth Homelessness

October 10, 2017 - Presented to: Senate Human Services Committee and Assembly Human Services Committee.

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[PDF] 2009-10 Budget Analysis Series: Social Services

January 22, 2009 - At a cost of approximately $10.2 billion in 2008-09, California’s major social services provide a wide array of benefits to its citizens. The Governor proposes $3 billion in budget reductions for social services programs in 2009-10, mostly in grant payments to the aged, blind and disabled or low-income families. We present alternative approaches to reducing costs which tend to have less savings and less adverse impacts on recipients and clients. We also present approaches to drawing down more federal funds pursuant to recently enacted federal legislation.

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The 2018-19 Budget: Analysis of the Health and Human Services Budget

February 16, 2018 - In this report we provide a broad overview of the Governor's health and human services budget, highlighting major year-over-year changes. We then provide a more in-depth analysis of select programmatic areas.

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The 2019-20 Budget: Student Food and Housing Insecurity at the University of California

April 25, 2019 - The Governor proposes to provide the University of California (UC) with ongoing funding to address student food and housing insecurity. UC indicates it would use the proposed funds either to augment student financial aid or support specific food and housing initiatives. In this brief, we provide background, then describe the Governor’s proposal. Next, we offer issues to consider and provide associated recommendations.