Implementation of the Welfare-to-Work Grants Program. Appendix C: WtW Grants Program Evaluation Program Service Levels in the Study Site

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C.
Participation in Various Pre-Employment Services, Selected Study Sites(As of April 30, 2001)
Site Pre-Employment Service
Job Search Assistance/ Job Readiness Education or Training Subsidized Employment/ Work Experience
% of Enrollees Median Duration % of Enrollees Median Duration % of Enrollees Median Duration

Chicago-Total

93 6-12 Weeks 0   20 <6 Weeks

Chicago-Business Partnerships

97 <6 Weeks 0   83 <6 Weeks

Chicago-Supportive Work

87 6-12 Weeks 0   29 6-12 Weeks

Chicago-Temporary Jobs

99 <6 Weeks 0   3 <6 Weeks

Chicago-Placement Programs

98 6-12 Weeks 0   4 <6 Weeks

Fort Worth

61 >12 Weeks 13 6-12 Weeks 5 >12 Weeks

Nashville

64 6-12 Weeks 37 6-12 Weeks 23 6-12 Weeks

Philadelphia-TWC

86 <6 Weeks 77 6-12 Weeks 77 6-12 Weeks

Phoenix

90 6-12 Weeks 40 >12 Weeks 11 <6 Weeks

West Virginia

100 NA 25 NA 69 NA

Yakima-WtW

87 >12 Weeks <1 NA 62 >12 Weeks

Yakima-SHARE

94 >12 Weeks 0   63 >12 Weeks

All Study Sites

87 <6 Weeks 22 6-12 Weeks 35 6-12 Weeks

Source: Program Management Information Systems.
Notes: Excludes Boston, Milwaukee, Indiana-RVR, and JHU-Long Beach sites for which administrative data were not available at the time of this report; and JHU-Baltimore and JHU-St Lucie, which primarily provide services post-employment. Numbers reflect only participants enrolling by December 2000 and services performed by April 2001, and are limited by the extent to which sites recorded their services.

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