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.
Aligning Federal Performance Indicators Across Programs Promoting Self-Sufficiency: Key Considerations For Policymakers
This brief summarizes the current set of federal performance indicators and provides key policy considerations for policymakers and administrators within federal and state agencies who are interested in building a framework for coordinated performance measurement.
Aligning Federal Performance Indicators Across Programs Promoting Self-Sufficiency: Actionable Steps For Program Design And Practice
This brief outlines actionable steps that program designers at the federal, state, or local level can take to build or use aligned measures across programs in ways that can improve program management and increase service coordination.
Aligning Federal Performance Indicators Across Programs Promoting Self-Sufficiency: Local Perspectives
Individuals and families frequently qualify for multiple human services and employment programs that are funded, regulated, and administered by different federal agencies—each with their own eligibility criteria, program requirements, and performance indicators. Although these programs often share similar goals, they differ in the populations se
This report provides welfare indicators through 2014 for most indicators and through 2015 for some indicators, reflecting changes that have taken place since enactment of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) in 1996.
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
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)
New analysis of data from HUD's Family Options Study of families' experiences in shelter and 20 months later shows that families experiencing homelessness are generally connected to public benefits at similar rates to other families in deep poverty. This non-experimental analysis finds that homeless families receive TANF, publicly funded health i
An Intervention for Welfare Recipients with Substance Abuse Problems
Characteristic Alabama Florida Michigan New Jersey APPENDIX TABLE 1 LOGISTIC REGRESSION OF THE PROBABILITY OF MAINTAINING MEDICAID COVERAGE WHEN ADULTS LEAVE AFDC (Adults in HMOs Excluded) Estimated Odds Ratio a
Czajka, John L. “Analysis of Children’s Health Insurance Patterns: Findings from the SIPP.” Washington, DC: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., 1999. Dubay, Lisa, and Genevieve Kenney. “Effects of Medicaid Expansions on Insurance Coverage of Children.” Future of Children , vol. 6, no. 1, 1996, pp. 152-61. Ellwood, David T., and E. Ka
Study findings add to the body of evidence--that declines in the welfare caseload which began in 1995 are likely to have a noticeable effect on state Medicaid programs in the future, in terms of overall enrollment, caseload mix, and per capita expenditure levels. The findings also point to problems of continuity in Medicaid enrollment, which may b
Welfare Leavers and Medicaid Dynamics: Five States in 1995. How Much Turnover and Churning Occurs in Medicaid Caseloads?
A final study objective was to look at the extent to which turnover and churning in each state’s Medicaid caseload might be contributing to enrollment declines. As background for understanding these additional measures, it is useful to review the different ways Medicaid enrollment is counted. Most analyses of trends in Medicaid enrollment rely o