Basic Needs

Families with infants and toddlers have complex needs. Some have unmet physical or mental health needs, while others struggle to provide the basics, like food and shelter.

Learn more about how policymakers can help provide the essential stability that families with young children need to support their child’s development.

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Starting Life Without a Home

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