Recently Asked Questions
The Peer Technical Assistance Network values peer-to-peer engagement. These innovative programs have been successful in helping Temporary Assistance for Needy Families’ participants achieve self-sufficiency, and may help facilitate the creation of peer-to-peer matches between and among States.
DC Central Kitchen provides 14 weeks of Culinary Arts training to participants that leads to certifications, then helps them find employment in the culinary field so they can be self-sufficient.
Field Connections/Contact Information
These agencies and organizations may be valuable to users of the Welfare Peer Technical Assistance Network.
Based on input from practitioners, policymakers, and researchers, the Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC) has been designed as a one-stop portal for self-sufficiency information to connect research to policy and practice. The SSRC, located at www.opressrc.org, provides high quality, timely research and evaluation on self-sufficiency, and has been designed to enhance collaboration and partnerships between and among researchers, policymakers, and practitioners representing cross-disciplinary areas.