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Poverty & Economic Mobility

ASPE releases the annual U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines, which are used to determine financial eligibility for some Federal programs. Presented here are the poverty lines for every State and the District of Columbia. You will also find extensive resources on poverty estimates, trends, and analysis, plus historical information on poverty and the Guidelines. More broadly, this section also encompasses issues like poverty and income dynamics, and asset building and financial literacy.

Reports

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Work, Welfare, and the Burden of Disability: Caring for Special Needs of Children in Poor Families

March 31, 1996
This paper addresses issues which arise at the juncture of welfare and disability policies. Using preliminary data from a recent survey of current and recent AFDC recipients in California, we find that disabilities and chronic health problems affect the mothers or children in 43% of all households in the AFDC system.

The Jobs Evaluation: How Well are They Faring? AFDC Families with Preschool-aged Children in Atlanta at the Outset of the Jobs Evaluation

January 31, 1996
The JOBS Evaluation: How Well Are They Faring? AFDC Families with Preschool-Aged Children in Atlanta at the Outset of the JOBS Evaluation. Prepared by Kristin A. Moore, Martha J. Zaslow, Mary Jo Coiro, Suzanne M. Miller of Child Trends, Inc.and Ellen B. Magenheim of Swarthmore College. February 1996

Performance Improvement 1996

January 31, 1996
ForewordThe Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) promotes and protects the health and well-being of all Americans and provides world leadership in biomedical and public health sciences.

Sources of Support for Young Latina Mothers

August 15, 1995
SOURCES OF SUPPORT FOR YOUNG LATINA MOTHERS Joan R. Kahn and Rosalind E. Berkowitz The Urban Institute August 16, 1995

Trends in AFDC and Food Stamp Benefits: 1972-1994

April 30, 1995
ASPE Research Notes INFORMATION FOR DECISION MAKERS FOCUS ON: Family Issues Issued May 1995 Trends in AFDC and Food Stamp Benefits: 1972-1994 PDF Version:

Performance Improvement 1995

January 31, 1995
Foreword Continuous improvement in government is a central theme of the Clinton Administration. As we move toward a balanced Federal budget, funds available for all Departments will be increasingly constrained. All programs must become more efficient and must demonstrate their effectiveness in improving the lives of all Americans.

RESEARCH AGENDA: Personal Assistance Services and Related Supports

November 30, 1994
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation sponsored an expert meeting on research related to personal assistance services (PAS). This day long meeting was the first of three expert meetings on disability topic areas that DALTCP is considering for inclusion in its research agenda.

Patterns of Substance Use and Substance-Related Impairment among Participants in the Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program (AFDC)

November 30, 1994
PATTERNS OF SUBSTANCE USE AND SUBSTANCE-RELATED IMPAIRMENT AMONG PARTICIPANTS IN THE AID TO FAMILIES WITH DEPENDENT CHILDREN PROGRAM (AFDC)  

Costs of Mandatory Education and Training Programs for Teenage Parents on Welfare: Lessons from the Teenage Parent Demonstration

July 11, 1993
Submitted to: U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesAssistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) Rm. 404E, HHH Bldg. 200 Independence Ave., SW