This handbook is a go-to resource for human services providers looking for practical ways to implement social capital building practices to improve participant outcomes.
Douglas County Community Mental Health Center fosters relationships for incarcerated and reentering individuals recovering from substance use in Douglas County, Nebraska through coffee chats and connections with staff.
Home Department of Health and Human Services Interagency organizations Click on the links to jump to the each office’s content, summarized in the parentheses next to the link.
Home Department of Health and Human Services Interagency organizations As a member of the following interagency organizations related to human services, HHS would also like to make stakeholders aware of these additional websites with COVID-19 resources. Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs
IMPACTS OF MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES ON NURSING HOMES: FINAL REPORT Michael Lepore, PhD, Ian Livingstone, PhD, David Naden, MA, Mark Hatem, BA, and ZhanlianFeng, PhD RTI International June 2020 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format ( PDF pages)
Potential Impacts of Minimum Wage Increases on Nursing Homes: Issue Brief Michael Lepore, PhD; Ian Livingstone, PhD; David Naden, MA; and Zhanlian Feng, Ph.D. RTI International June 2020 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (5 PDF pages)
Nursing homes employ large proportions of their workforce at the minimum wage. This project sought to understand the potential impacts of federal minimum wage increases on nursing staff hours and labor costs of nursing homes. We found that an increase of the federal minimum wage would result in large proportions of nursing assistants gaining a wag
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, in March 2020 Congress enacted emergency paid family leave (Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA)) for use by parents when their children are unable to attend school or child care due to the crisis. This brief estimates eligibility for the emergency paid family leave program under different
Economic Impact Payments under the CARES Act can increase economic independence and labor force attachment among individuals reentering from incarceration through helping cover basic expenses while individuals seek employment and get on their feet. However, while many reentering individuals may be eligible for an Economic Impact Payment, they may
This site provides key COVID-19-related guidance and information from HHS for human services program providers and stakeholders, particularly state and local government agencies and faith and community-based organizations.
This tool demonstrates how human services practitioners can use a logic model to map out the role social capital plays in their programs, providing hypothetical examples and a blank tool for practitioners to fill in themselves.
The Child Support Program, enacted in 1975 as Part D of Title IV of the Social Security Act (P.L. 93-647), is one of the largest income support programs in the country, serving more children than the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), and Social Security combined.
ASPE has contracted with Research Triangle Institute and the University of North Carolina School of Government for this project, which seeks to understand how local, state, faith-based, and nonprofit human services programs and organizations can create and use social capital to increase employment, reduce poverty, and improve child and family well
This is the ASPE-sponsored web site on Temporary Assistance for Needy Family (TANF) \"leavers\", applicants, caseload studies, and other state studies of welfare outcomes. This site has been developed to provide technical assistance to ASPE-funded grantees and other researchers, background on the ASPE-funded grants to states and counties, access
Prepared by: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. Contents Research Summary (in PDF format )
By: Jacqueline Kauff, Emily Sama-Miller, and Elizabeth Makowsky Mathematica Policy Research This report provides an overview of benefits access initiatives in every state and of major, privately-developed, benefits access initiatives. Contents Volume I: Background, Efforts in Brief, and Related Initiatives PDF format
Moving People from Welfare to Work. Lessons from the National Evaluation of Welfare-to-Work Strategies.. Selected Publications From This Evaluation
Moving People from Welfare to Work: Lessons from the National Evaluation of Welfare-to-Work Strategies . Prepared by Gayle Hamilton, MDRC, 2002. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation; and U.S. Department of Educatio
Indicators of Welfare Dependence: Annual Report to Congress, 2000. Microsoft Word version of report (contains raw data for tables)
(All files below are in Microsoft Word format)
Indicators of Welfare Dependence: Annual Report to Congress, 2001 . Microsoft Word version of report (contains raw data for tables)
(All files below are in Microsoft Word format)