|Surviving Without TANF: A Longitudinal Study to Determine the Effects of Welfare Reform on Individuals Denied, Redirected, or Diverted from Temporary Assistance to Needy Families
||U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
||Texas Department of Human Services; University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work
||The purpose of this study is to research the economic and non-economic outcomes of Texans who were redirected or denied Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) services for non-financial reasons, those who elected to recieve a lump-sum payment in lieu of TANF and those families who left TANF. Research questions will address the following topics: demographics of families diverted from or leaving TANF; employment and other economic supports; utilization of government programs; applicants' attitudes toward the diversion/application process; hardships faced by families; and factors influencing TANF exits, TANF returns, and employment.
Texas Families in Transition/Surviving without TANF: An Analysis of Families Diverted From or Leaving TANF (January 2002)
Texas Families in Transition/Surviving without TANF: A Preliminary Analysis of Families Diverted From or Leaving TANF (March, 2001)