Brief How Much Do Welfare Recipients Know about Time Limits?
Sheila R. Zedlewski, Jennifer Holland
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Data from the 2002 round of the National Survey of America's Families show that 37 percent of welfare recipients lack information about when their welfare benefits will end. Half of welfare recipients with two or more barriers to employment lack information about time limits. Three out of four Spanish-speaking recipients are not aware of when their welfare benefits will end.
Research Areas Social safety net Race and equity
Tags Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Racial and ethnic disparities Racial barriers to accessing the safety net