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Work-related programs for welfare recipients

Ralph Ely Smith

Work-related programs for welfare recipients

by Ralph Ely Smith

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Published by The Congress of the U.S., Congressional Budget Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Welfare recipients -- Employment -- United States,
  • Federal aid to child welfare -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCBO study, A CBO study
    ContributionsUnited States. Congressional Budget Office
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 80 p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13565585M

    ). Moreover, earnings gains from programs emphasizing job search gen-erally resulted from welfare recipients' working more hours, not from attain-ing better jobs. This is not to suggest that TANF would get better results if it used the approach of the Family Support Act and focused on basic education rather than job search. • MRCDSS, Welfare Reform in California: Results of the All-County Implementation Survey, January • MR/1-CDSS, Welfare Reform in California: Results of the All-County Implementation Survey, Appendix. In addition to this process study, there is a parallel impact and cost-benefit study.

    Work-related social welfare programs, those for which eligibility is based on past work experience, make up 71 percent of all entitlement spending. Most of the criticisms, however, concern means-tested programs–those for which eligibility is based, in large part, on the applicant’s income level. WELFARE REFORM, WORK-RELATED CHILD CARE, AND TAX POLICY: THE "FAMILY VALUES" DOUBLE STANDARD Mary L. Heen* INTRODUCTION The welfare reform legislation signed into law last year repeals the entitlement to welfare and .

    The heterogeneity of the welfare population has received increasing recognition over the past decade; but the ways in which AFDC recipients differ from and are similar to mothers who are not recipients, and the implications of the differences and similarities for welfare-to-work programs have received little systematic attention. First, welfare programs at all levels are being geared toward more work-related activities. Nearly every program gives priority to parents who show a willingness and commitment to work. At the same time, able-bodied adults who refuse to work now find themselves disqualified from many programs. The emphasis on work has gained strength only since.


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Work-related programs for welfare recipients by Ralph Ely Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Work-related programs for welfare recipients: the Congress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office. [United States. Congressional Budget Office.;]. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Work-related programs for welfare recipients.

Washington, D.C.: The Office, [] (DLC) (OCoLC) WELFARE-TO-WORK PROGRAMS WORK, A MAJOR ISSUE OF WELFARE REFORM. The focus of the welfare debate has changed dramatically since the s.

During the early s President Ronald Reagan attacked waste, fraud, and abuse in the welfare system, the conventional attack upon public welfare at the time.

Robert A. Moffitt, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Earnings and Wage Subsidies. A more direct way to increase levels of work among welfare recipients is to actually reverse the problem induced by the taper rate by making the taper rate negative.

A negative taper rate is an indirect way of saying that the benefit a. Eliminates all entitlements to existing programs. Requires TANF recipients to work and imposed a five-year lifetime cap on receiving TANF support. States that do not meet work participation targets face heavy fiscal penalties.

A maximum of 12 months of vocational training is considered a work related activity. Work-related programs for welfare recipients Ralph Ely Smith Not In Library.

Federal welfare-to-work commitments Al Gore Employment, Public welfare, Accessible book, Protected DAISY, Law and legislation, Aid to families with dependent children programs.

Welfare Recipients Have a Greater Incentive to Work Today Than in Ina family that had a single parent and two children and took full advantage of government assistance programs would have had essentially the same economic resources if the parent was unemployed or working full-time at $16 per hour.

Use of Non-Cash supports by Former TANF Recipients; From Welfare to Work: What the Evidence Shows Green Book, Increasing Participation in Work and Work-Related Activities: Lessons from Five State Welfare Projects by.

Nationally, half of all the welfare money controlled by states goes to core programs intended to get those on welfare back to work - cash assistance, child. Before PRWORA and the waiver programs of the late s and s (state experiments with different program rules), families were entitled to receive benefits as long as they met eligibility requirements; the new law requires recipients to work or participate in work-related activities, and recipients are subject to a life-time limit of Program management is important for TANF operations, and state working-family tax credits ultimately support the goal of work.

However, states use these other services, which make up about 27 percent of total TANF spending, to expand programs like pre-K education or to cover the growing costs of existing services such as child welfare.

welfare reform law. That law created the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant, which time-limited federally funded aid and require d work for families receiving cash assistance.

Work requirements, time limits, and work incentives are intended to offset workFile Size: KB. (3) In response to PRWORA's requirement that recipients participate in work-related activities, there was a dramatic increase in adult welfare recipients' work activities, and the share of adults on Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) or TANF who were engaged in work-related activities for at least 1 hour per week in a typical month.

The intention of Welfare programs is to benefit low income Americans, especially children. Yet the evidence indicates that children and parents are actively harmed rather than helped by welfare.

This book, which is intended to give stakeholders in state and local welfare policies a foundation on which to plan state/local reform efforts, summarizes some of the key findings and lessons from 2 decades of research on policies and programs aimed at increasing the self-sufficiency of low-income individuals and families.

Chapters 1 and 2, which describe the context of welfare Cited by: Moving TANF Recipients with Disabilities to Work.

The TANF Program. The TANF block grant program was established in as a replacement for Aid to Families with Dependent Children, an entitlement program. Through the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act, Congress established a program of time-limitedFile Size: KB.

Welfare: Work first still works best treatment programs and other non-work-related activities. including welfare recipients, providing Author: Post Staff Report. Our analysis primarily draws on 13 random assignment studies that examine the impacts of programs that focus on mandatory work or related activities and are included in a comprehensive analysis of welfare reform by Jeffrey Grogger and Lynn A.

Karoly in their book, Welfare Reform: Effects of a Decade of Change, Harvard University Press, A. evaluations of existing programs, evaluations of innovative approaches to helping low-income children and families, research syntheses, and descriptive and exploratory studies.

ABOUT THE WELFARE RULES DATABASE. The Welfare Rules Database is maintained by the Urban Institute under funding from the Administration for Children and Families.

The American public has made clear that work by welfare recipients is a defining goal of state and federal welfare laws, the pursuit of.

In Oregon, a higher share of poor families is on welfare (now called TANF, or Temporary Aid to Needy Families) than in most states. The state has some of the highest food-stamp uptake in the.Enacted inthe Learnfare program required welfare recipients to ensure that their school-age children attended school regularly, and reduced welfare payments to .welfare program delivery, states have moved from a needs-based eligibility, social entitlement and labour market exclusion programs to models that emphasize selective entitlements, active programming and maximum participation in wage labour (Theodore & Peck,p.

). Active welfare programming suggests that nationalCited by: 8.