This report seeks to address the issue of homelessness in Connecticut and offers supportive housing as a possible solution. It uses the Connecticut Supportive Housing Program as a case study demonstrating the success of the system.
This study on before and after school activities was conducted through a mail survey with administrators and a telephone survey with elementary school parents. Results were used to identify barriers to operating and accessing these activities and opportunities for improving them.
The MDRC studied the effects of Jobs First, Connecticut's welfare program, on welfare recipients and their families. Jobs First limits welfare recipients to 21 months of cash assistance. This system was compared to the previously existing system.
The Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation evaluated Connecticut's Jobs First program. Jobs First is a unique program because it limits the time for which people receive welfare benefits. This report studies the effects of the program on participants and their families and compares them to families that received welfare under prior policies.
The Connecticut Career Resource Network assembled this publication to share information about over 150 careers in the state and provide guidance on career options, academic preparation, resume writing, etc.