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Barriers to self-sufficiency for single female heads of families

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Intergovernmental Relations and Human Resources Subcommittee.

Barriers to self-sufficiency for single female heads of families

hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, July 9 and 10, 1985.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Intergovernmental Relations and Human Resources Subcommittee.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Women heads of households -- United States.,
    • Poor women -- United States.,
    • Women -- Employment -- United States.,
    • Public welfare -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .G664 1985b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 821 p. :
      Number of Pages821
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2343603M
      LC Control Number86600927

      This book empowers everyone — professionals, families, and self-advocates alike — to solve and prevent this widespread problem. In clear and straightforward language, abuse prevention educator Nancy Fitzsimons calls readers to action and gives them the no-nonsense guidance they need to stop violence and abuse before they start. B. single female heads of household Women heads of households and their children are the poorest aggregate in the United States. This phenomenon is labeled "the feminization of poverty." In , the poverty rate for single female heads of household was % compared to % for men.

      The study seeks to characterize and contrast the self-sufficiency outcomes and barriers for current and former TANF recipients, and to identify which factors are most predictive of successfully transitioning off welfare, as well as those characteristics most predictive of exhausting the time limit. cohabiting families and single parent. Historically, poverty rates among children in female-headed families have been five or six times higher than poverty rates for children in married-couple families. As the percentage of children living in female-headed families increased every year after the early s, the child poverty rate drifted upwards, reaching almost 23 percent in

      Using qualitative procedures, data analysis of interviews with 19 Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC)-dependent female heads-of-households who received public assistance for at least five consecutive years between and , and who exited both public assistance and poverty by means other than marriage or cohabitation, resulted. The few males are either unemployed men in two‐parent families with small children or heads of single‐parent families. In , the U.S. Bureau of the Census (U.S. Census Bureau ) classified race into four major groups: (a) White; (b) Black; (c) American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut; and (d) Asian and Pacific by:


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Full text of "ERIC ED Barriers to Self-Sufficiency for Single Female Heads of gs before a Subcommitee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (July).

TANF ReauthorizationTANF was created by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of (PRWORA). Modified through the Deficit Reduction Act inTANF was originally scheduled for Reauthorization in but was extended through the Claims Reduction Act (CRA) through Septem Subsequent extensions expire Septem Target PopulationsSelf-sufficiency programs serve a variety of Target Populations.

Within each Topic, visitors can filter information by individual populations of interest. Examples of these types of populations might include demographic considerations - the elderly, children, Native or Tribal populations, ex-offenders, immigrant populations - or areas of particular challenge such as substance.

Female-headed households have become increasingly connected with poverty and dependency. This rise in female-headed households has obvious social and economic consequences.

Single mothers are far more vulnerable when it comes to poverty than are other family structures. Many of these single mothers are young women who have had out of wedlock.

Since the early s, an increasing number of initiatives have been introduced to link housing programs and policies with efforts designed to promote family economic self‐: Anne B.

Shlay. While about 25% of all households with children and youth are headed by a single female parent, a. for African American families the rate is twice as high b. for Hispanic families the rate is lower than the national average c. for white families the rate is higher than the national average.

The general public views poverty as the result of personal failures and deficiencies. This perception rests on several myths. The most prevalent are that poverty results from a lack of responsibility; welfare leads to chronic dependency; African American women make up the largest group of welfare recipients; welfare promotes single parenthood and out-of-wedlock births; welfare provides a.

s families headed by single females were the majority (%) of all poor Children’ VI families, making up 3/4 of all families (with children) in poverty, similar to that in 76%.

• Over four out of every 10 single-female families with children lived below the federal poverty level (%, up from 39% in ). Many single female-headed families in rural areas face the loss of public cash assistance payments under current welfare reform measures.

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Barriers to Self-Sufficiency. There is a wide range of barriers to self-sufficiency affecting low-income families and individuals (Bowie & Dopwell, ). For example, the lack of employment, education, assets, savings, transportation, and childcare, along with credit issues,Author: Erica Hopkins.

all TANF families across the United States were rural inwhile the rural por-tion of individual states’ TANF cases ranged from a low of % to a high of 77%. Experts have examined TANF rates as a measure of success for moving poor families to self-sufficiency. Early in the s, a small group of substance abuse treatment programs ventured into unknown territory.

With support from the Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), they began offering treatment to mothers who brought their children into residential facilities with them (SAMHSA, ).Cited by: 4.What factors contribute to the high incidence of rural poverty among single female heads of households?

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