Research Updates

Welfare-to-work programs

Friyana Bhabha

Are they good policy? Do they work? How can they be improved?

Take Home Messages: Welfare-to-work programs are aimed at assisting people with disabilities or chronic illness to re-enter the workforce. Some elements of welfare-to-work programs seem to promote this aim. Helpful elements include: Education, training and work placement; Improved workplace accessibility; Vocational advice and support services; and Fostering a good relationship betw...

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