The Welfare-to-Work Grants Program: Enrollee Outcomes One Year After Program Entry. Exhibit B.16 Monthly Government Assistance Received by Welfare-to-Work Enrollees and Their Households One Year after Program Entry

02/01/2004

Exhibit B.16
Monthly Government Assistance Received by Welfare-to-Work Enrollees and
Their Households One Year after Program Entry
В Baltimore Co. Boston Chicago Ft. Worth Milwaukee Nashville Philadelphia Phoenix St. Lucie Co., FL West Virginia Yakima, WA
Receipt of Assistance, by Type (%)
TANF 15.3 40.9 40.4 42.9 5.1 63.9 58.4 47.3 16.1 36.5 44.3
Food Stamps 48.3 59.1 81.7 67.7 25.8 79.4 82.1 72.6 60.0 78.5 70.5
SSI or SSDI 18.3 11.8 16.4 9.7 13.8 15.7 16.7 15.1 12.6 19.0 12.7
Social Security 4.5 3.1 4.4 5.8 8.4 4.8 3.7 5.6 2.9 3.3 5.2
Unemployment Insurance 3.8 4.9 4.3 3.4 4.6 0.7 1.7 1.4 4.0 0.7 4.2
General Assistance 0.0 0.7 0.6 0.0 0.4 0.3 0.4 1.6 0.0 0.0 1.7
Foster care or adoption assistance 3.4 0.5 0.7 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other assistance 2.2 0.5 0.5 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.0 1.8 1.4
Any type of government assistance 65.5 68.9 87.1 75.8 43.5 85.1 86.9 77.0 68.0 83.3 78.8
Mean Amount of Assistance, by Type ($)a
TANF 376 454 312 208 454 202 373 337 258 431 474
Food Stamps 235 259 353 342 253 296 313 363 258 279 259
SSI or SSDI 571 574 627 605 814 500 618 641 666 578 507
Social Security 241 335 654 666 673 414 398 814 192 931 563
Unemployment Insurance 567 652 419 422 547 319 353 418 426 258 539
General Assistance NA 547 233 NA NA 82 172 139 NA NA 257
Foster care or adoption assistance 550 613 711 NA NA NA 471 NA NA NA NA
Other assistance 174 243 255 603 600 358 659 250 NA 414 488
All types of government assistance 508 655 637 557 643 534 683 741 441 619 636
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. Rounding may cause percentages to sum to something other than 100.
a Among WtW enrollees whose households received the specified type of government assistance.

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