This study was part of a larger multi-site evaluation seeking to determine the effects of programs funded under the John Chafee Foster Care Independence Program.
The study explored the impacts of the employment services offered to youths in Kern County, California, aged 16 and older in the child welfare system. This study found no significant differences in employment or other key outcomes between the program and control group.
Report Title: Evaluation of the Independent Living - Employment Services Program, Kern County, California: Final Report.
Agency Sponsor: ACF-OPRE, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Federal Contact: Maria Woolverton, 202-205-4039
Performer: The Urban Institute
Record ID: 9700 (Report completed July 15, 2011)