The Welfare-to-Work Grants Program: Enrollee Outcomes One Year After Program Entry. Exhibit B.1 Receipt of Employment Preparation Services by Welfare-to-work Enrolles During the Year after Program Entry (Percentages)

02/01/2004

Exhibit B.1
Receipt of Employment Preparation Services by Welfare-to-work Enrolles
During the Year after Program Entry (Percentages)
В Baltimore Co. Boston Chicago Ft. Worth Milwaukee Nashville Philadelphia Phoenix St. Lucie Co., FL West Virginia Yakima, WA
Labor Market
В В В Job readiness training 43.6 59.9 71.7 38.7 40.0 60.2 80.1 62.2 49.5 73.1 52.0
В В В Job search or placement services 43.9 56.0 66.5 43.5 44.9 59.6 72.6 62.8 47.3 63.9 60.4
В В В Life skills or self-management training 27.8 33.0 41.7 25.2 28.5 42.5 51.6 47.2 31.7 43.8 24.7
Health
В В В Mental health services 14.3 10.7 4.2 8.0 6.7 14.3 6.8 11.1 5.3 12.0 8.4
В В В Substance abuse treatment 7.2 2.4 3.8 3.2 20.6 4.6 3.9 3.9 2.3 3.0 8.0
В В В Treatm't for other chronic health condition 15.9 11.0 8.7 9.1 6.9 14.6 11.0 12.0 8.7 23.3 14.2
Counseling
В В В Talked with caseworker or counselor 35.9 26.3 19.2 19.4 31.6 29.3 20.0 36.0 32.8 24.5 31.0
В В В Peer support group or discussion group 21.2 13.9 12.3 10.9 27.9 20.5 15.8 14.8 5.7 9.6 12.0
Mediation (with employer, landlord, etc.) 31.2 7.8 4.6 7.0 13.5 12.7 6.3 11.5 29.2 12.9 12.2
Legal Assistance 6.0 6.3 3.2 5.1 13.6 7.9 3.7 6.5 7.4 8.5 8.4
Any Service (any of the above) 73.3 79.2 82.5 67.8 80.2 84.7 89.2 82.8 79.6 87.1 85.7
Sample Size 100 607 1,594 873 195 559 1,110 221 146 269 293
Source: 2000-03 12-month follow-up survey of Welfare-to-Work enrollees.
Note: The survey data have been weighted to be representative of all WtW enrollees in the respective sites. Survey item nonresponse may cause the sample sizes for specific variables to be smaller than those shown.

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