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Helping Disconnected Single Mothers

General Material

This policy brief summarizes the research comparing women who have left welfare and are working, with "the disconnected" who tend to be very poor single mothers facing barriers to self-sufficiency, including less education, substance abuse, mental health issues, and domestic violence.