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Survey Design for TANF Caseload Project: Summary Report and Recommendations

Publication Date
Aug 27, 2002

This report presents research to assist states and counties in studying their current Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) caseloads. This research consists of a summary review of existing survey instruments that focus on welfare populations, especially those with sections covering barriers to employability and self-sufficiency, as well as recommendations for specific measures and questions to include in a new survey instrument. This work will culminate in the development of a recommended instrument that states and counties will use to conduct telephone surveys of their TANF caseloads.

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)