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administration of welfare budgets: the views of AFDC recipients

Joel F. Handler

administration of welfare budgets: the views of AFDC recipients

by Joel F. Handler

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Published by Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin] in [Madison .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wisconsin.
    • Subjects:
    • Public welfare -- Wisconsin.,
    • Aid to families with dependent children programs -- Wisconsin.,
    • Home economics -- Accounting.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Joel F. Handler [and] Ellen Jane Hollingsworth.
      SeriesInstitute for Research on Poverty. Discussion papers, Discussion papers (University of Wisconsin--Madison. Institute for Research on Poverty) ;, 39.
      ContributionsHollingsworth, Ellen Jane, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV98.W6 H34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 l.
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5328316M
      LC Control Number72181287

      Administration (SSA) records (SIPP/SSA data). We find a very strong link between AFDC and SSI for young women and children. Significant portions of young female and child SSI recipients in the to period were in AFDC families and/or had received AFDC in the past. The creation of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program effectively killed cash assistance. Now, Republicans want to use it as a model for the rest of the social safety net.

        Because AFDC benefits have always been low, welfare mothers look like the neediest of the needy. As a result liberals have fought hard to help welfare recipients, while largely ignoring single mothers with low-wage jobs. Welfare recipients have always gotten Medicaid, for example, while equally impoverished working mothers seldom have. People’s images vs. reality: handout about characteristics of welfare (AFDC) recipients to (from Green Book, published by US House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means, with data about most national and state government programs in the broad welfare.

        Before the Act, when most people thought of welfare, they thought of Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), the country’s largest cash‐ assistance program, which provided direct. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF / t æ n ɪ f /) is a federal assistance program of the United began on July 1, , and succeeded the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program, providing cash assistance to indigent American families through the United States Department of Health and Human Services. TANF is often simply referred to simply as welfare.


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Administration of welfare budgets: the views of AFDC recipients by Joel F. Handler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The administration of welfare budgets: the views of AFDC recipients. [Joel F Handler; Ellen Jane Hollingsworth]. The Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program is based on income maintenance.

Budget levels do not fluctuate very much and caseworker intervention in client spending is slight. Few clients make use of provisions provided for special emergencies. (BC)Cited by: 1. THE ADMINISTRATION OF WELFARE BUDGETS: THE VIEWS OF AFDC RECIPIENTS Joel F.

Handler Ellen Jane Hollingsworth Mr. Handler is Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin and Assistant Director of the Institute for Research on Poverty,~where fIrs.

Hollingsworth is his project specialist. This research was. Get this from a library. The administration of social services in AFDC: the views of welfare recipients.

[Joel F Handler; Ellen Jane Hollingsworth]. R.M. Blank, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Wage Subsidies to Support Work.

In the face of increasing demands that welfare recipients move into work as quickly as possible, the question has emerged, ‘How do we design a safety net that supports work?’ If one believes that work—even in unstable jobs and at low wages—is preferable to welfare. Welfare programs are government subsidies for low-income families and individuals.

Recipients must prove their income falls below a target, which is some percentage of the federal povertythe poverty level for a family of four was $25, and about two-thirds of AFDC recipients were children. In AugustWelfare spending in state budgets.

Albany, NY: Center for the Study of the States, Rockefeller Institute of. Attitudes of Welfare Recipients, 22 STAN. Rxv. 1 (); Handler & Hollings-worth, The Administration of Welfare Budgets: The Views of AFDC Recipients, 5 J. HUMAN RESOURCES (); Handler & Hollingsworth, The Administration of Social Services and the Structure of Dependency: The Views of AFDC Re.

AFDC was a matching grant program rather than a block grant program. If states spent more, federal dollars automatically increased. Under TANF, states will receive a fixed amount of money from the federal government in future years, equal to the federal payments they received in the early s for AFDC and related welfare-to-work programs.

Background Need for the Family Assistance Program – controversy over the AFDC. When President Nixon took office inissues pertaining to poverty and welfare in the United States had been at the forefront of many political discussions, largely stemming from prior President Johnson's proclaimed "war on poverty" in Welfare and social insurance had been a.

Are welfare-to-work policies likely to have actually improved the earnings or income of former AFDC recipients. This book studies all these questions.” The Transition from Welfare to Work: Processes, Challenges, and Outcomes presents qualitative, quantitative, and econometric analyses as well as panel studies, longitudinal, and quasi.

The Administration of Welfare Budgets: The Views of AFDC Recipients (with Ellen J. Hollingsworth), 5 Journal of Human Resources (). Field Research Strategies in Urban Legal Studies, 8 Osgoode Hall Law Journal (). Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) was established by the Social Security Act of as a grant program to enable states to provide cash welfare payments for needy children who had been deprived of parental support or care because their father or mother is absent from the home, incapacitated, deceased, or unemployed.

All 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam. For example, in major cities, AFDC caseloads grew % in inner cities, less than 10% in other areas. People who had long been denied welfare benefits were now receiving them–the Great Society ‘unlocked’ welfare funds whose use had been restricted, even among the.

The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of (OBRA) forced the denial of welfare assistance to many working recipients of Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). This study assesses the la. The general thrust of welfare reform in the Thompson administration has been to require reasonable behavior by recipients as a condition of receiving aid.

An. The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is a center for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and inequality and the impact of related policies and programs.

Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year These tables provide demographic data on the age, gender, and race/ethnicity of adults and children in TANF and Separate State Program (SSP)-Maintenance-of-Effort (MOE) active families and closed cases, as well as data on the financial circumstances of TANF cash assistance recipients.

During the first Reagan administration, between andfederal spending on welfare dropped 19 percent. With opponents socially constructing welfare recipients in a negative fashion, policymakers argued that public assistance contributed to multiple generations relying on cash assistance.

"former" AFDC recipients to within three months and "potential" AFDC recipients to the next six months.1 1 A coalition of sixteen national welfare organizations formed to oppose the changes. Many denounced deletion of strengthening family life as a goal 2 And the social service. Welfare reform data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation Richard Bavier Richard Bavier is a policy analyst at the Office of Management and Budget.

The views expressed are the author’s personal views and do not represent the views of OMB or the Administration. E-mail: Richard_B._Bavier @ I n response to the rapid.Based on survey data collected in Wisconsin, the authors find in the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program a very low level of social service activity, mostly directed to- ward maintaining the status quo rather than improving or altering the lives of the clients.

Clients discriminate between specific aid services, general discussions, and specific regula- tions.Only about half of food stamp recipients and one-third of Medic-aid recipients are in AFDC households (U.S.

House Committee on Ways and Means ). Nevertheless, prior to PRWORA, AFDC was viewed as the core of welfare, and for both politicians and citizens “welfare reform” was often taken to mean changing AFDC.