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INDICATOR: CHILDREN IN FAMILIES RECEIVING CASH ASSISTANCE

DEFINITION: Children in families receiving cash assistance is the percentage of children under age 18 who were living in families receiving cash assistance through the Rhode Island Works Program (RI Works). These data measure the number of children and families enrolled in RI Works at a single point in time. Children and families who participated in the program at other points in the year but who were not enrolled on that day are not included.

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