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Noncustodial Parent ProgramsThe OFA PeerTA Network hosted a webinar titled Strategies for Building and Maintaining Noncustodial Parent Programs to share strategies for building and sustaining programs to engage and serve noncustodial parents.
Office of Family Assistance
An OverviewThe Office of Family Assistance (OFA), within the Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services, oversees the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program authorized by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) of 1996....
OFA PEERTA Peer Connections
Q/A Forum and MoreOFA PeerTA’s Peer Connections page includes a Question and Answer Forum, Innovative Programs across the country, Field Connections and Contact Information related to TANF programs and programs serving low-income families.
TANF Technical AssistanceThe OFA PeerTA Network provides a variety of Technical Assistance services to States, counties, localities, and Tribal organizations operating TANF programs. The PeerTA approach emphasizes peer-to-peer learning and allows users to exchange information and network.
Latest Information From the Network
June 1, 2015
This report from the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) examines the implementation of OCTAE's correctional education reentry model at three demonstration sites: Barton Community College in Kansas, Lancaster Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 in Pennsylvania, and Western Technical College in Wisconsin. It also identifies lessons for linking facility-based and community-based reentry education programs. The study showed that focusing on transitions in and out of correctional facilities and providing career pathways programs may significantly enable incarcerated individuals to...
August 3, 2015
The Impact Evaluation of the YouthBuild program is a seven-year experimental design impact evaluation funded by the Employment and Training Administration (ETA). YouthBuild is a youth and community development program that addresses several core issues facing low-income communities: available housing, youth education, youth employment, and youth criminal behavior. The program primarily serves high school dropouts and focuses on helping them attain a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate and teaching them construction skills geared toward career placement....
Recently Asked Questions
June 15, 2015
A representative from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources would like to gather information from States regarding legislation for drug testing of TANF individuals. It would be helpful to contact States with this legislation to gather statistical information about the outcome of the legislation. How many TANF individuals have been tested in your State and how many of those were positive? Contact information would be helpful.