Assessing and serving TANF recipients with disabilities

A significant number of TANF clients have a disability of some type that may impact their service needs. But assessing clients’ needs can prove difficult for TANF programs and staff.  This brief describes different approaches to disability-related needs assessment used by some TANF programs, and offers points for TANF administrators to consider in choosing assessment approaches. (author abstract)
 
Record Type: 
Report
Publication Date: 
January, 2013
Date: 
January 2013
Source: 
Partner Resources
OFA Initiatives: 
Systems to Family Stability National Policy Academy
SFS Category: 
Assessment
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Supportive Services
    • Health/Behavioral Health Referrals and Supports
  • Special Populations
    • Disabled Individuals
  • TANF Program Administration
    • Case Management
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