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    Coaching for Sucess

    This series of technical assistance tools was developed for the Coaching for Success Learning Community under the Integrating Innovative Employment & Economic Stability Strategies into TANF Programs (IIEESS) initiative.
  • Youth Mentoring

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    Youth Mentoring

    Positive Involvement Benefits

    Positive involvement with at-risk youth reaps benefits for them, including increased retention and graduation rates from school, enrollment in post-secondary education, and participation in the labor market. Learn more about models and practices.
  • Child Support

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    Child Support

    NCPs and Child Support

    Noncustodial parents are financially obligated to support their underage children, yet they often face a variety of challenges to meet this responsibility. Learn more about programs and support for noncustodial parents.
  • Kinship Care

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    Kinship Care

    Benefits of Kinship Care

    In some families, parents are not the only ones that care for children – kinship ties to youth can often extend to grandparents, other relatives, and even close friends. Learn more about the benefits of kinship care.
  • Newsletter

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    Newsletter Sign-up

    The weekly PeerTA newsletter provides timely resources on the latest trends, practices, research, and events in the field. Sign up today to keep current, access OFA guidance, and ask interactive questions of your peers.
  • Resource Library

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    Resource Library

    Available Resources on PeerTA

    Don’t know where to turn when seeking information about an issue that your organization is facing? The Resource Library is a treasure trove of briefs, reports, factsheets, infographics, and innovative programs.

Recently Asked Questions

October 9, 2019
A representative from the Oklahoma Department of Human Services is interested in learning how other states utilize third-party MOE, specifically: what MOE do they use (other than Pre-K), how do they set up the third-party MOE, and do they use Boys and Girls Clubs of America for MOE and if so, please describe that agreement and process.
February 11, 2020
A representative of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is interested in finding out if any states have successfully implemented programs or other initiatives to help individuals with the "benefit cliff" (i.e., when an individual loses TANF or other benefits due to increase in earnings)—maybe with matching programs, payment points for continued employment, etc.
January 23, 2020
North Dakota is interested in learning if there are any studies showing success in reducing the incidence of TANF and/or public assistance applicants who fail to appear at their scheduled in-person interviews.

Upcoming Events and Webinars

February 19, 2020
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