Research Report State Welfare-to-Work Policies for People with Disabilities
Implementation Challenges and Considerations (Executive Summary)
Pamela A. Holcomb, Terri Thompson
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This study examined key operational issues and implementation challenges related to serving hard-to-serve welfare recipients with disabilitieslimiting physical conditions, substance abuse and mental health problems, and learning disabilities. The report is based on site visits in four localities Phoenix (AZ), Chicago (IL), Providence (RI) and Portland (ME) and describes various approaches used to identify, assess and serve welfare recipients 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