We are designing and implementing surveys of grantees and youth to evaluate impacts, costs, and operation of this program that helps young people learn construction skills to help build affordable housing and other community assets, such as community centers and schools.
Health and Well-Being
Strengthening family relationships is key to many support programs, and we study programs to help former offenders build healthy relationships with their children and partners. We also examine efforts that help connect people involved with the justice system to health services, stable housing, and programs to improve social and emotional well-being.
Preparing Young People for the Future: Evaluating the Impact of the YouthBuild Program
Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration (CSPED)
The National Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration is testing the effectiveness of programs that aim to increase employment among noncustodial parents, with the ultimate goal of increasing the likelihood that they meet their child support obligations.