Title
WorkFirst Process Study - Phase I
Report Type Final Report 
Date Published December 1998 
Publication Number 98-10 
Mandate
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Abstract

This process study represents the first phase of the legislatively mandated evaluation of Washington's welfare reform program WorkFirst.  The study documents how this major welfare reform is being implemented throughout the state and illuminates differences in planning and operations, as well as strengths and concerns during the first year of program implementation.  The report contains seven recommendations for improving program administration and client services.

Author(s)
Ron Perry, Project Supervisor
Kathy Gookin
Kendra Dahlen
Jess Grant
Valerie Whitener
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Number of Pages 101 
Keywords welfare, employment outcomes, employment, jobs, clients, job search, workshops, assistance, welfare reform, Washington's welfare reform, WorkFirst, work first, department of social and health services, DSHS, employment security, ESD 
Category Labor/Workforce Development