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WorkFirst

General Assistance Program Outcomes
Requires the department to report on General Assistance Outcomes.

Authorization:
Chapter 518, Laws of 2005, Section 207(2)(b)
Type of Report:
Annual
Report Date: November 2005 (PDF)
December 2006 (PDF)
 
WorkFirst Contract Outcome Measures
Requires the department to provide an annual report to the legislature on the achievements of WorkFirst contracts.

Authorization:
Chapter 58, Laws of 1997, Section 704 (RCW 74.08A.430)
Type of Report:
Annual
Report Date: January 2002 (PDF)
January 2003 (PDF)
January 04 and 05 omitted in 03-05 Biennium
January 2006 (PDF)
January 2007 (PDF)
January 2008 (PDF)
January 2009 (PDF)
 
WorkFirst Wage Progression
Mandates a quarterly report on performance measures of WorkFirst clients 12, 24, and 36 months after leaving the program. Those measures include: 1) Median % increase in earning and hourly wage; 2) % with earnings above 100 and 200 % of federal poverty guidelines; 3) A comparison group of similar workers who did not participate in WorkFirst, and 4) The % of Work First returns.

Authorization:
RCW 74.08A.411
Type of Report:
Quarterly
Report Date: July 2003 (PDF)
November 2004(PDF)
January 2005
(PDF)
June 2005 (PDF)
November 2005 (PDF)
March 2006 (PDF)
November 2010 (PDF)
January 2011 (PDF)
April 2011 (PDF)
July 2011 (PDF)
November 2011 (PDF)
January 2012 (PDF)
April 2012 (PDF)
July 2012 (PDF)
October 2012 (PDF)
WorkFirst Work Support Benefits
Requires the department to report annually to the legislature the number of families who have had exit interviews, been reached successfully by phone, and been sent email.

Authorization:
Chapter 7, Laws of 2001, Second Extraordinary Session, Section 207(1)(b) Uncodified
Type of Report:
Annual
Report Date:
December 2001 (PDF)
December 2002 (PDF)
   
WorkFirst Sustainability Plan
This report describes the proposed expenditures for the WorkFirst program included in Governor Gregoire's 2006 supplements budget and the spending reduction that will need to be made if the additional funding is not provided.

Authorization:
Chapter 518, Laws of 2005, Section 207(1)(b) Uncodified
Type of Report:
Annual
Report Date:
January 2006 (PDF)


WorkFirst Pathway to Engagement Services and Specialized Caseloads for WorkFirst Families in Sanction
Provides pre-sanction termination and post-sanction termination services to WorkFirst families through contracts with qualified community-based organizations.

Authorization:
Chapter 522, Laws of 2007
Type of Report:
One time
Report Date: December 2007 (PDF)
WorkFirst Program Expenditure Report
The department is required to submit an expenditure report to the fiscal committees of the legislature and the legislative-executive WorkFirst Oversight Task Force.

Authorization: Chapter 217, Laws of 2012, Section 1(2)(c)
Type of Report: Quarterly
Report Date: September 2012 (PDF)                                      
December 2012 (PDF)


WorkFirst Employee Incentive Pilot
The department was required to establish an employee incentive program pilot for employees who work directly with participants in the WorkFirst program.  The department was required to report to the legislature on the implementation of the pilot project, including how many employees received paid annual leave, what outcomes were achieved and the savings asociated with the achievement of the outcomes.

Authorization: RCW 43.20A.875
Type of Report: One-time
Report Date: December 2012 (PDF)                                      





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