Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation
This report is based on research conducted for the Parents’ Fair Share Demonstration, a national demonstration project that combines job training and placement, peer support groups, and other services with the goal of increasing the earnings and child support payments of unemployed noncustodial parents (usually fathers) of children on welfare, improving their parenting and communication skills, and providing an opportunity for them to participate more fully and effectively in the lives of their children.
Funders of the Parents’ Fair Share Demonstration
|U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Pew Charitable Trusts
W. K. Kellogg Foundation
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
U.S. Department of Agriculture
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
|U.S. Department of Labor
Smith Richardson Foundation
The McKnight Foundation
Northwest Area Foundation
State of California, Employment
The findings and conclusions presented in this report do not necessarily represent the official positions or policies of the funders or the participating states. Interested readers may wish to contact the states for more information on the program. The sites and states in the Parents’ Fair Share Demonstration are Los Angeles Parents’ Fair Share Project, Los Angeles County (Los Angeles), California; Duval County Parents’ Fair Share Project, Duval County (Jacksonville), Florida; MassJOBS Parents’ Fair Share Project, Hampden County (Springfield), Massachusetts; Kent County Parents’ Fair Share Project, Kent County (Grand Rapids), Michigan; Operation Fatherhood, Mercer County (Trenton), New Jersey; Options for Parental Training and Support (OPTS), Montgomery County (Dayton), Ohio; and Tennessee Parents’ Fair Share Project, Shelby County (Memphis), Tennessee.