Children's Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is solely for the use and benefit of the disabled child who receives it. But in 2012 New Hampshire began counting a child's SSI as income for the child's whole family when it calculated the family's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) grant. New Hampshire Legal Assistance attorneys Kay Drought and Ruth Heintz represented two separate families whose TANF grants had been wiped out because their kids received SSI. Drought and Heintz used these cases to reform New Hampshire's entire program. They detail how they did it in this month's advocacy story. Read more.