This project involves evaluating coaching interventions that facilitate job entry and retention for TANF clients and other low-income individuals.
Learn more about the STREAMS project and the studies taking place at six sites.Read more
PACT study offers insight into low-income fathers' experiences in providing for their children.Read more
Brief examines gaps in the evidence for employment and training strategies.Read more
Fact sheet shows target populations and program approaches.Read more
High quality data and analysis help shed light on the risk factors children face.Read more
Read the full report, issue brief, and research recommendations briefs.Read more
Mathematica studies the stability and well-being of families with children—particularly families with limited means—to deepen understanding of programs to help them succeed. Our research provides insights into how parent's success in the labor market, programs to protect families against economic and personal misfortune, and strategies to address the needs of families headed by parents who had their first child as teens can affect the material comforts, self-esteem, and well-being they and their children enjoy, as well as the quality of couple and family relationships.
Does Coaching Help Hard-to-Employ TANF Clients and Other Low-Income Populations Find and Keep Jobs?
Heather Zaveri studies family support and early childhood programs and policies. Her research interests focus on implementation science and cost analysis for family-strengthening studies designed to improve fatherhood and couples programs as well as teen pregnancy prevention and early childhood interventions for at-risk populations. She also provides evaluation technical assistance related to conducting rigorous evaluations.Featured Projects
- PREP: Supporting Evaluation and Innovation in Promising Youth Pregnancy Prevention Programs
- Supporting Evidence-Based Home Visiting Programs to Prevent Child Maltreatment
- Making Replication Work: Building Infrastructure to Implement, Scale-up, and Sustain Evidence-Based Early Childhood Home Visiting Programs with Fidelity (Issue Brief)
- Making Replication Work: Building Infrastructure to Implement, Scale-up, and Sustain Evidence-Based Early Childhood Home Visiting Programs with Fidelity
- Early Childhood
- Family Support
- Child Welfare
- Early Childhood Systems
- Strengthening Families and Responsible Fatherhood
- Youth Development