Jordan Institute for Families
Faculty and staff associated with the Jordan Institute are engaged in a variety
of research, evaluation, and technical assistance projects involving issues affecting
families and the communities in which they live. The Jordan Institute aims to develop
more innovative solutions to the challenges facing families and communities, explore
and share practices that strengthen families, and encouraged informed debate about
diverse approaches for strengthening families and communities.
for the Work First Program Management assistance for the Work First Program is a
result of the partnership between the Jordan Institute for Families at The University
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Department of Health and Human Services.
This site contains work related to the collection, analysis, and interpretation
of Work First county-specific Work First data. For each county, demographics, caseload
characteristics, caseload dynamics, and data on two parent caseloads and child only
caseloads are presented.
Center for Budget and Policy Priorities
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is a nonpartisan research organization
and policy institute that conducts research and analysis on a range of government
policies and programs, with an emphasis on those affecting low- and moderate-income
Extension A report on a North Carolina study of welfare recipients and fact
sheets useful to individuals transitioning from welfare to work.
Network A clearinghouse of national information, policy analysis and technical
assistance on welfare reform. Specifically covers 75-80 subject areas including
agency information, childcare, job readiness, rural issues and management information
systems. Numerous links to other welfare web sites.
Welfare Reform Research & Education
Network A general web site that links to many other education web sites
in the United States and North Carolina. Good for finding welfare reform research.