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This report provides new information on the number of children receiving subsidies through the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) in fiscal year 1998 and on the number of children eligible for assistance, by state. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) prepar
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This report provides an update on the status of WtW program operations and post-WtW plans for the eleven evaluation study sites as the five-year grant periods draw to a close. The report highlights the extent of ongoing enrollment, the ways in which grantees have adapted to a variety of economic and policy changes that have occurred since the begi
This report is the second of two reports to Congress from HHS' congressionally mandated evaluation of the US Dept. of Labor's Welfare-to-Work (WtW) Grants Program. The report presents findings from the outcomes analysis component of the evaluation, and describes the characteristics and subsequent experiences of enrollees in WtW programs in 11 stud
American Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages have embraced the goals, objectives, and programs associated with welfare reform, but the lack of jobs limits the success of tribal programs such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Welfare-to-Work (WtW). The lack of jobs is one of the biggest problems in Indian Country. Recognizi
This report is one in a series produced under the National Evaluation of the DOL Welfare-to-Work (WtW) Grants Program. This study examines the extent to which former welfare recipients, if they were to experience a job loss, are likely to have monetary eligibility for Unemployment Insurance (UI).
This is the final report produced under the National Evaluation of the DOL Welfare-to-Work (WtW) Grants Program. The WtW grants program was a large, federally-funded effort to help the most disadvantaged welfare recipients leave the welfare rolls and become employed. As part of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, Congress provided $3 billion for WtW
This paper first summarizes programs that provide support during the school-to-work transition period, and how they have evolved in recent years. It then presents findings from focus groups conducted with individuals who acquired a significant disability during childhood or prior to gaining significant employment experience and who subsequently ac
The report presents findings from the process and implementation analysis component of the evaluation, and describes the service delivery operations of programs funded with WtW grants in eleven study sites. This report is based on (1) information collected through two rounds of site visits in 1999 and 2001, and (2) management information system da
This report examines the costs of selected Dept. of Labor Welfare-to-Work (WtW) grantees as part of the HHS evaluation of the WtW program. The main objectives of the WtW cost analysis were to understand the cost structure of these programs and factors that influenced their costs. The report estimates total WtW program costs, allocation of costs ac
This study examines the extent to which former TANF recipients who leave welfare and find jobs would be potentially eligible for Unemployment Insurance (UI) in case of job loss, considering both monetary and nonmonetary eligibility, as well as potential benefit levels. The study also examines how many former TANF recipients who found jobs and even
This research, while directly supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, (grant number 01ASPE372A to the Urban Institute) and by funding from the Rockefeller/Sage Foundation is a part of the U.S. Census Bureau's Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics Program (LEHD
This report, fromf HHS' congressionally mandated evaluation of DOL's Welfare-to-Work Grants Program, describes the challenges and successes of ten tribal grantees in planning, implementing, and operating tribal TANF, the tribal welfare program with the most participants and the largest budget.
The Support Has A Rewarding Effect (SHARE) initiative operated with Welfare-to-Work (WtW) grant support in three counties in the state of Washington. SHARE offered three options to noncustodial parents (NCP) whose minor, dependent children were receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and who were in arrears on their support obliga
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We would like to extend a special thank you to the HHS staff for their commitment to this project and for making this work possible; in particular, we acknowledge the federal project officers, Annette Waters and Kimberly Clum. We are also grateful to Kendall Swenson for his work with the data and to Erica Meade for her contributions.
A large number of US men of prime working age are neither gainfully employed nor pursuing education or other training, suggesting a potentially significant disconnection from mainstream economic and social life. The Urban Institute, funded by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, US Department of Health and Human Servi
Education and Employment of Disconnected Low-Income Men. Appendix Table 1. Low-Income Men with Less than a High School Education in Metropolitan Areas with 50,000 or More Low-Income Men
Metropolitan area Low-income men Low-income men with less than a high school education Share of metro population with less than a high school education Share of metro population that is Hispanic United States 14,967,260 4,715,290 32% 32%