Research Report State Welfare-to-Work Policies for People with Disabilities
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Changes Since Welfare Reform
Terri Thompson, Pamela A. Holcomb, Pamela J. Loprest
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The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunities Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) allows states greater flexibility in designing welfare-to-work program participation and exemption policies than previously provided. This report provides a 50 state review of about state TANF work program participation, exemption, and time limit policies as they apply to welfare recipients with disabilities or caring for family members with disabilities.
Research Areas Social safety net
Tags Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Welfare and safety net programs Disabilities and employment