Self-Sufficiency, Welfare & Employment View all reports on this topic

Topic Overview

This portfolio addresses innovative approaches for increasing economic self-sufficiency and reducing public assistance dependency, including rigorous evaluations of promising employment and training strategies. Studies address a variety of topics including alternative welfare-to-work strategies, career pathways and post-secondary training models, employment retention and advancement approaches, subsidized employment and job search strategies, and tests to understand the effects of employment coaching models. Many studies are designed and implemented in close collaboration with other offices within HHS as well as with other federal agencies such as the Department of Labor and the Social Security Administration.

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