2021 National TANF Directors’ Meeting Session: Connecticut: One State’s Survival Guide to COVID

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Family Assistance (OFA) conducted the 2021 National TANF Directors’ Meeting from September 20 - 24, 2021. During this concurrent workshop, a presentation examined how Connecticut’s Welfare to Work program responded to COVID-19 by shifting to a virtual service delivery system, while building staff capacity to deliver services remotely statewide. Discussion covered how Connecticut’s initiative kept participants connected and engaged with their Employment Services program during Covid. Lessons learned also included a review of how Covid will impact future program operations, including the implementation of virtual Orientation sessions.
Record Type: 
Presentation
Publication Date: 
September, 2021
Date: 
September 2021
Source: 
OFA Peer TA
Region: 
Region I
Region II
Region III
Region IV
Region V
Region VI
Region VII
Region VIII
Region IX
Region X
State: 
Connecticut
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Employment
    • Job Development and Placement
    • Job Search
  • Family Strengthening
  • Asset Building
    • Financial Literacy and Education
  • TANF Program Administration
    • Case Management
    • Work Participation Rates
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