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The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation undertakes some research projects that cover multiple programmatic areas. These are included here.

Projects on this Topic

  • ACF Youth Demonstration Development Project, 2009-2013

    OPRE launched the Youth Demonstration Development Project (YDD) in 2009 to systematically review the current field of research on youth development and successful transition to adulthood. The primary objective of YDD, which is being conducted for OPRE...

  • Development of a Measure of Family and Provider/Teacher Relationship Quality (FPTRQ), 2010-2015

    The FPTRQ project  developed new measures to assess the quality of the relationship between families and providers/teachers of early care and education for children birth to 5 years of age. The measures examines this relationship...

  • Enhanced Employment Services for Victims of Trafficking Demonstration, 2012-2015

    The purpose of the Enhanced Employment Services for Victims of Trafficking Demonstration grant program is to examine the feasibility and benefits of providing enhanced employment services to pre-certified, foreign trafficking victims and other foreign...

  • Evaluation of 2010 Summer Subsidized Employment Activities for Youth, 2010-2011

    OPRE jointly sponsored with the Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration (ETA) a study of subsidized summer 2010 employment opportunities for low-income youth operated with the TANF Emergency Fund offered as part of the American...

  • Head Start Family Voices Pilot Study, 2012-2014

    The purpose of this study is to help the Administration for Children and Families better understand the experiences and perspectives of families and staff participating in Head Start and Early Head Start, particularly around the topic of family...

  • Research Development Project on Human Service Needs of LGBT Populations, 2012-2015

    OPRE, supported by a contract with Mathematica and the Williams Institute, in coordination with the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), conducted extensive work to identify knowledge gaps and propose research recommendations related to the human service needs of low-income and at-risk lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations...

  • TANF and CCDF Research Synthesis, 2009-2012

    The purpose of the TANF and CCDF Research Synthesis Project was to inform research planning and support evidence-based decision making related to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) programs...

  • TANF/SSI Disability Transition Project, 2008-2013

    Numerous studies have identified substantial overlap in families and individuals served by the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs. Over the past decade, as the TANF program has developed...

  • Understanding the Child-Only TANF Caseload, 2010-2012

    This grant to Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago is jointly administered by OPRE and ASPE. Its purpose is to document differences in state policies that affect child-only TANF cases, describe characteristics and dynamics of such cases, and...