The Welfare-to-Work Grants Program: Enrollee Outcomes One Year After Program Entry. Exhibit B.3 Usefulness of Employment Preparation Services for Welfare-to-work Enrollees Who Received Them During the Year after Program Entry (Mean Value of Index of Usefulness; Maximum Value = 3)

02/01/2004

Exhibit B.3
Usefulness of Employment Preparation Services for Welfare-to-work Enrollees
Who Received Them During the Year after Program Entry

(Mean Value of Index of Usefulness; Maximum Value = 3)
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 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.4 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.4
В В В Job search or placement services 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.7 2.6 2.5
В В В Life skills or self-management training 2.7 2.5 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.8 2.6 2.4
Health
В В В Mental health services 2.4 1.8 1.9 2.1 1.9 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.2 1.6
В В В SubstanceВ abuseВ treatment 3.0 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.3 2.6 2.4 1.8 2.6 1.9 2.2
В В В Treatm't for other chronic health condition 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.1 2.5 2.2 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.2
Counseling
В В В Talked with caseworker or counselor 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.1 2.4 2.6 2.3 2.2
В В В Peer support group or discussion group 2.3 2.2 2.5 2.5 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.3 2.1 2.4 2.1
Mediation (with employer, landlord, etc.) 2.1 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.4 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.6 2.4
Legal Assistance 2.1 1.6 1.8 1.8 1.9 2.3 1.9 2.2 2.0 1.8 1.9
Sample Sizea 73 481 1,317 585 157 473 993 181 115 232 248
Source: 2000-03 12-month follow-up survey of Welfare-to-Work enrollees.
Note 1: 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.
Note 2: Each service day counts as one time on which the service was received.
a The sample size shown is the number of survey respondents who received any service. This is the numerator for the percentage in the final row of outcomes in Table 1. It is the upper bound for the size of the sample used to compute the mean value of the index of usefulness for a specific service.

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