Monitoring Outcomes for Former Welfare Recipients: A Review of 11 Survey Instruments. Appendix II: Food Stamp Receipt

08/11/1999

State Food Stamp Amount of Food Stamps WIC, School Lunch
Arizona 201a. Did you (or your family) continue to receive Food Stamps? 201b. Why didn't you receive Food Stamps after you stopped receiving Cash Assistance? [in series of questions about income received by household last month] 413. What about Food Stamps? Did you receive Food Stamps last month? 313. What about Food stamps? How much did you receive in Food Stamps in December 1997? 413. If received last month, How much? 121, 161. Did you receive WIC Supplemental Nutrition Benefits? 122,162 Was your child(ren) on the free or discount school lunch program? (Asked first during 6 mos before exit, and then mos since exit)
Florida Q62. I would like you to tell me whether you or someone in your home currently receives any of these (or has received any of these in the past 6 months)? Food Stamps?   Q68. WIC Supplemental Nutrition benefits? Q69. School lunch program? Q70. Summer feeding program for children?
Georgia     Does [child/name] eat breakfast at school/day care/nursery school] under the Federal School Breakfast program? Does [child/name] receive free or reduced price lunches under the FSLP during the school year?
Illinois VIII-1. Various areas of your family's life since you left TANF...First, let's talk about Food Stamps. Since you left welfare, have you ever received food stamps? VIII-1A Do you get food stamps now? (If received since left, but not now): VIII-1A1 Why don't you get food stamps now? (If not received: Have you applied for food stamps since you left welfare in [month]? Why haven't you applied for food stamps? VIII-12. For each, I'd like you to tell me whether you or someone in your household got the benefit or service (Asked during 6 mos before exit, and then mos. since exit) WIC Supplemental Nutrition benefits, school lunch program
Missouri First, during {prior month} did you or anyone else in your household receive Food Stamps?   Have you ever heard of the government's WIC program, that is Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition program? Do you or does anyone else in your household currently receive WIC assistance?
South Carolina 39. Now I will read you a list of benefit programs and types of support and I'd like you to tell me whether you or someone in your home gets this. Is anyone in your home getting Food Stamps?   WIC Supplemental Nutrition benefits? School lunch program? Summer feeding program for children?
Wisconsin Next I will read a list of benefits, services, and types of support. I would like you to tell me whether you or a family member in your home receives it. For the purpose of the next few questions, family members include only your children and your spouse, or the parent of at least one of your children. 81. Are you or your family receiving any of the following? A. Food stamps?   81.1 Are you or your family receiving any of the following? B. WIC? C. Charitable food through meal programs, food pantries or shelter?

81.2 During the past year, did anyone in your family get help from A. Summer Food Service program for children. B. Free and reduced school lunch program. C. School breakfast program.

Washington In the last 6 months, have you used any of the following resources/services? a) Food stamps? Etc.    
Cuyahoga & LA E9. In [prior month] did you receive any Food Stamps? I3c. Did anyone else in your immediate family receive Food Stamps? W11. When you left cash welfare benefits did you still receive food stamps? W11a. Why did you stop receiving food stamps? (Record verbatim) E10a. During {prior month} how much did you (he/she/they) receive in Food Stamps? If unknown, Do you think it was closer to $100, $200, $300, $400 or $500 or more?  
San Mateo 67. In the past month, did you or anyone else in your family receive income from...(c) food stamps. How much did you or your family receive in total during [prior month] (d) WIC?
D.C. C1. Is anyone from your home getting.... Food Stamps? C2. At any time since [date of exit] have you or someone else in your home received..... Food Stamps? C3a. You say that no one in your household has received food stamps since [date]. Why not?   C1. WIC Supplemental Nutrition benefits? C2. Ditto since date of exit.