TANF Dashboard presents the work participation and employment statistics of TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) recipients that are served by two contractors, MAXIMUS-PSI and ResCare.
TANF Dashboard includes the outcomes established by the Federal Government for FFY 2008 (Federal Fiscal Year) and the October, 2007 contract agreements. TANF Dashboard will display data for the current FFY on a monthly and quarterly basis. The most current data available, for display, will be 2 months prior to the current month.
The following two performance measures are derived from a monthly Employment First Statistical Report. This report is completed by the contractor for the DHHS Service Areas they serve. The work participation rate is validated by a statistically valid sample of cases that are read and reviewed by, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services staff.
- Work Participation Rate
- New Referrals Contracted Timely
The Federal Government requires that each state must achieve a 50% minimum overall Work Participation Rate.
The following two measures are for statistical purposes only. There are no contracted or federal requirements in regards to obtaining employment or a minimum or, maximum starting wage.
- Participants Obtaining Employment
- Average Starting Wage
ResCare is contracted to serve TANF recipients in all five DHHS Service Areas. MAXIMUS-PSI is contracted to serve TANF recipients in only the Eastern Service Area.
The measures are published for the five different DHHS Service Areas.