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  • General Material
April 1999

HHS Summary of TANF Final Rule

The summary includes a discussion of those sections of the Final Rule related to state implementation of the Family Violence Option (FVO).
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1998

Family Violence Protocol Development for TANF and Child Support Agencies

Author(s): Jill Davies
This paper provides detailed guidance on developing family violence protocols within welfare settings. It is written to assist domestic violence advocates and state administrators implementing PRWORA
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 1997

Poverty, Welfare and Battered Women: What Does the Research Tell Us?

The paper explores what we know and don't know about the prevalence of dv among poor women and women receiving welfare; the connections that can be drawn between welfare and dv; and the effects of dv on women receiving welfare benefits.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1997

The New Welfare Law: State Implementation and Use of the Family Violence Option

Author(s): Jill Davies
This paper explores the impact of implementing the U.S. federal welfare law, PRWORA of 1996. It looks at how the use of the FVO and the federal block grant program, TANF, might effect battered women and their children.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 1996

The New Welfare Law: Implications for Battered Women, Introduction to the Law

Author(s): Jill Davies
Provides basic introduction to the U.S. federal welfare law, PRWORA of 1996 - provides information about this "welfare law" and its potential effects on battered women and their children.
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  • General Material
August 1996

Order from the Attorney General: Final Specification of Community Programs Necessary for Protection of Life or Safety Under Welfare Reform Legislation

This publication contains the final version of the Attorney Generals Order that is issued pursuant to sections 401 and 411 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. The Order specifies the types of community programs, services, or assistance for which all immigrants remain eligible regardless of status.
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  • General Material
January 1996

Unlocking the Door, A Call to Action

This resources addresses: homeownership and access to capital, battered women, housing discrimination, minority women, housing and community design, displaced homemakers, rural women, homeless women, older women, welfare reform, public housing, housing for women with disabilities and service enriched housing.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
June 0004

Economic Advocacy Capacity Building: Iowa's Experience and Lessons Learned

The main article outlines the steps and stages of ICADV's housing and financial advocacy work from 1997 until the present. Main activities are covered and lessons learned are highlighted.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
July 0001

Welfare-to-Work Programs Create Options for Battered Women

Explores how welfare-to-work programs can help battered women, highlighting programs that provide specialized services to battered women. Also included is a list of Internet resources designed to increase understanding of this complex system.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications

Excerpts from the TANF Final Rule: Preamble and Regulations Related to Domestic Violence

On April 12, 1999, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a final set of regulations to provide federal, state and tribal governments with direction in the administration of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. Before issuing the Final Rule, HHS published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that included key provisions of TANF. The notice provided the public with an opportunity to submit comments regarding the proposed regulations.
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  • General Material

Rights and Options for Battered Immigrant, Migrant, and Refugee Women

It also provides more detailed information about immigrant victims legal rights and options with regard to immigration benefits, protection orders, custody, humanitarian release from detention, Violence Against Women Act Confidentiality, employment rights of domestic violence victims, and access to publicly funded assistance and public benefits.
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  • General Material

Helping Domestic Violence Survivors Claim the Earned Income Tax Credit

This brief fact sheet provides an overview of the EITC and how this anti-poverty strategy can be used specifically with domestic violence survivors. Links to additional resources are included.