ERIC Number: ED311129
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Family Support Act of 1988: JOBS Program and Related Amendments. Requirements, Issues and Options.
This document outlines all areas of the Family Support Act of 1988 that States should consider when implementing the mandated Jobs Opportunities and Basic Skills (JOBS) Program to provide a work/education/training program for recipients of Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). The following areas are addressed: (1) time frames and planning; (2) participation; (3) range of services; (4) service provision; (5) selection of activities and services; (6) dispute resolution and sanctions; (7) general provisions for all components; (8) educational activities and requirements; (9) work supplementation; (10) the Community Work Experience Program (CWEP); (11) job search; (12) child care; (13) supportive services other than child care; (14) supplementing lost income for former recipients; (15) extended eligibility for child care; (16) extended eligibility for medical assistance; (17) Federal and State financial participation; (18) Indians; (19) performance standards, reporting requirements, and implementation and effectiveness studies; (20) new provisions for the AFDC-U program; (21) other AFDC Amendments; and (22) demonstration projects. Each section contains an overview of the law followed by a discussion of State options and a discussion of possible areas for regulation by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The child support provisions of the Act are not discussed, and the portions pertaining to Medicaid and demonstration projects are discussed very briefly. (FMW)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Aid to Families with Dependent Children