OPEN MINDS, The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst Cover Story In August 1996, the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act reformed the nation's welfare laws eliminating the open-ended federal entitlement program of Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) and creating a block grant for states to provide time- limited cash assistance for needy families. A new system of block grants to the states for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) was created, changing the nature and provision of welfare benefits in America.
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