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Aid to families with dependent children programs -- Wisconsin

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View Resource Wisconsin Works (W-2) Program Overview

On September 1, 1997, Wisconsin introduced Wisconsin Works (W-2), a welfare program based on work participation to replace Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). The Wisconsin Works site contains a W-2 program fact sheet, Transition Times (a monthly newsletter) and a glossary of W-2 terms. The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 was passed on August...

http://legis.wisconsin.gov/lab/reports/01-7tear.htm
View Resource Complaint Resolution in the Context of Welfare Reform: How W-2 Settles Disputes

Virtually rewriting how government assistance would be administered to those in need, Wisconsin's Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 has had a dramatic impact on all people previously eligible for federally administered Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). In particular, PRWORA and the subsequent Wisconsin Works, or W-2, program has mandated that no...

https://www.mdrc.org/sites/default/files/full_63.pdf