Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

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Behavioral Economics and Social Policy: Designing Innovative Solutions for ACF Programs

Project aims to learn how tools from behavioral economics can improve the well-being of individuals and families served by ACF programs.

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Exploring the Intersection of Two Programs that Support Poor Families

ACF and the Social Security Administration recently completed a five-year project to examine the intersection of TANF and SSI clients and programs.

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Departments of Education, Labor, and Health and Human Services Want Ideas on How to Better Prepare Our Workforce

Joint analysis of information to help improve quality of career pathways systems.

Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference

Registration for 2014 Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference Open

Free conference will be held May 28-30, at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. Deadline to register is May 9.

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A Systematic Approach to Ending Family Homelessness

This week the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness released a multi-pronged approach to ending family homelessness.

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The TANF-SSI Disability Transition Project

A recent OPRE report examines two income support programs that are important for many low-income people with disabilities.

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Affordable Care Act: Lifting People Out Of Poverty

ACA Prepares the Next Generation of Medical Professionals

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Working Toward the End of Family Homelessness

OFA provides guidance to states and is working in partnership with other agencies to combat family homelessness.

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Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference Takes Place May 29-31 in Washington, D.C.

OPRE hosts the 16th Annual Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference in Washington, D.C., on May 29-31.  The event is free and open to the public.

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ACF: Addressing Poverty Today Among Those Facing Social and Economic Challenges for a Healthier Tomorrow

ACF efforts to help lift people out of poverty got extra help from the Affordable Care Act.

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