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Food Insecurity Among Children in Massachusetts: Dislocation and Pathways in Youth at Risk Part 2: Children in Need

Click here to read the full report.

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To Thrive, Minneapolis Children Need a Place to Call Home

CHW published a new policy brief on the impact of stable housing on Minneapolis’s children.

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Safe, Stable Homes Lead to Healthier Children and Families for Baltimore

Children’s HealthWatch published a new policy brief on the positive impact of stable housing on Baltimore’s children.

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A Safe, Stable Place to Call Home Supports Young Children’s Health in Arkansas

Children’s HealthWatch published a new policy brief on the positive impact of stable housing on Arkansas’s children.

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Stable, Affordable Housing Supports Young Children’s Health in Philadelphia

Children’s HealthWatch published a new policy brief on the positive impact of stable housing on Philadelphia’s children.

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The SNAP Vaccine: Boosting Children’s Health

New research by Children’s HealthWatch finds that SNAP significantly decreases family and child food insecurity.  The analysis also showed that compared to children who are likely eligible but not receiving SNAP, children receiving SNAP were less likely to be underweight or at risk for developmental delays. The medical evidence shows that SNAP is an effective vaccine […]

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Real Cost of a Healthy Diet: 2011

In new research conducted at the Philadelphia site of Children’s HealthWatch, we replicated the 2008 study, Coming Up Short: High Food Costs Outstrip Food Stamp Benefits, examining the affordability and accessibility of healthy food in three types of stores in Philadelphia.  The study showed that families of four who receive the maximum SNAP benefit experience a […]

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Overcrowding and Frequent Moves Undermine Children’s Health

Children’s HealthWatch published a new policy brief on the harmful effects of housing insecurity on young children.

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Boost to SNAP Benefits Protected Young Children’s Health

Children’s HealthWatch published a new policy brief on the positive impact of SNAP benefits on young children.

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Federal Programs that Protect Young Children’s Health

Children’s HealthWatch published a new policy brief on federal programs that support young children’s health and development.