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Gordon, Claudette Veronica – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA) placed a lifetime capitation of five years on welfare benefits. This Bill consolidated welfare and employment programs into the block grant known as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). The benefit package allows operation of programs in accordance with…
Descriptors: Home Health Aides, Employment Programs, Phenomenology, Block Grants
Joyce Foundation, 2003
Millions of Americans work hard every day but struggle to support their families on low wages. Millions more have recently moved from welfare to work, but have been unable to escape poverty. Altogether, according to the U.S. Labor Department, more than six million Americans are counted among the working poor. Meanwhile, critical industries like…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Job Training, Low Income Groups, Welfare Services