City Creates First-Ever Program To Help Poor Families Afford Diapers

City Creates First-Ever Program To Help Poor Families Afford Diapers

Come November 1, San Francisco will be the first city in the country to operate a program that distributes diapers to low-income families who struggle to afford them.

The city will give diapers to families who already receive welfare benefits through the state CalWORKS program. The city has awarded a grant to Help a Mother Out, which partners with social service providers across California to distribute diapers to families in need, to establish and operate the diaper bank. While it’s currently in a pilot stage, serving 257 families, it will go into full operation at the beginning of November Read More

Read more here:: http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2015/09/30/3707352/san-francisco-diapers/

      

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.