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Food Stamps: An Overview
Source: Legal Information Institute, Cornell Law School

A brief legal history of the Federal Food Stamp Act and other legislation that provides food stamps for needy individuals. The web page also offers links to relevant federal laws and regulations, federal and state judicial decisions, and federal agencies.
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Code of Federal Regulations Part 404--Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance
Source: Cornell Law School/The Legal Information Institute

Link to part 404 of the Code of Federal Regulations on Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance.
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American Association of People with Disabilities
Source: American Association of People with Disabilities

The American Association of People with Disabilities is the largest national nonprofit cross-disability member organization in the United States. They work in coalition with other disability organizations for the full implementation and enforcement of disability nondiscrimination laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act. The site includes membership benefits, information about AAPD, Recent News regarding disability issues, and links to other related sites.
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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) for Teen Parents
Source: Northwest Justice Project

Information for low income teens who have children or are pregnant about how to get Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).
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The website provides comprehensive information on federal and state benefit programs and eligibility requirements for these programs. A confidential online screening tool helps users find out what programs they should apply for.
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