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The Implementation of the Welfare-to-Work Grants Program

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  • Demetra Smith Nightingale
  • Nancy Pindus
  • John Trutko
  • Michael Egner
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    Describes service delivery in eleven sites, noting that most sites offered multiple programs and had complex organizational structures, with varying degrees of coordination with TANF agencies. Three program models predominated in these 11 sites: 1) enhanced direct employment, 2) developmental/transitional employment, and 3) intensive postemployment skills development. Programs focused on the most disadvantaged but faced initial difficulties with enrollment; however, carefully designed outreach made it possible for programs to reach people with serious employment problems and deliver a comprehensive package of services.

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    Paper provided by Mathematica Policy Research in its series Mathematica Policy Research Reports with number 3305.

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    Length: 151
    Date of creation: 01 Aug 2002
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    Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:3305

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    Keywords: Welfare; Welfare to Work Grants Program;

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