Connecticut’s Welfare Reform Initiative

This report was completed by the Program Review and Investigations Committee on Connecticut’s Welfare Reform Initiative. Authors describe the Jobs First program in detail as well as provide caseload trends, recipient demographics, and funding trends. Connecticut has utilized the earned income tax credit as a anti-poverty strategy, and authors also provide recommendations for improving work participation among the caseload.

Record Type: 
Report
Publication Date: 
December, 2006
Date: 
December 2006
Source: 
Partner Resources
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Asset Building
    • Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Supportive Services
  • TANF Program Administration
    • Time Limits
    • Work Activities
    • Work Participation Rates