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This brief identifies common features of programs that offer integrated services to support both the economic security of families and the development and wellbeing of children.

Focusing on programs operating as of early 2016, the brief discusses:...

ACF OPRE News Vol. 5 Issue 19 - November 9, 2017

The Latest from the Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) 2.0 Evaluation
November 9, 2017

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What are the patterns of benefit receipt among families who experience homelessness? This brief uses data collected for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Family Options Study to analyze patterns of receipt of TANF cash assistance, SNAP food assistance, and publicly funded health insurance benefits among these families, with a focus on the characteristics of those receiving and not receiving benefits...

This brief explores child and partner separations among families experiencing homelessness.

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This brief uses a rigorous, quantitative approach known as meta-regression to look across all the studies included in the Employment Strategies for Low-Income Adults Evidence Review (ESER) to identify the employment and training interventions and strategies most likely to be effective in improving outcomes for low-income adults. It also identifies which are most effective for particular labor market outcomes and types of workers...

This report represents the final synthesis of the Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency project. Overall, the project’s findings demonstrated that applying behavioral insights to challenges facing human services programs can improve program efficiency, operations, and outcomes at a relatively low cost.

ACF OPRE News Vol. 5 Issue 8 - May 4, 2017

Evaluation of Subsidized Employment for Disconnected Youth in NYC & New Reports from a Grantee
May 4, 2017

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This Year in Review highlights the Family Self-Sufficiency and Stability Research Consortium’s individual and collective efforts to make meaningful contributions to the field of family self-sufficiency and stability in 2016.

The goal of the Consortium is to improve the lives of low-income families and children by integrating research, policy, and practice on family self-sufficiency and stability...

This brief examines the well-being of young children 20 months after staying in emergency homeless shelters with their families...

HPOG funds training programs in high-demand healthcare professions targeted to TANF recipients and other low-income individuals. This brief describes the eligibility criteria and application procedures adopted by the first round of non-Tribal HPOG grantees. The brief describes the choices grantees made regarding whom to serve and compares that information with eligibility criteria for similar programs...