The Status of TANF Leavers in the District of Columbia

Research Report

The Status of TANF Leavers in the District of Columbia

Final Report

Abstract

This study reports on the status of former welfare recipients in the District of Columbia, focusing on two groups of families that left the TANF program: those that left in the last quarter of 1997 and those that left in the last quarter of 1998. The study uses administrative data from the DC Department of Human Services for the 1997 and 1998 groups as well as interviews with a sample of those that left in 1998, conducted approximately one year after they left.

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