This case study describes the Community Action Organization of Scioto County, a community hub for numerous services designed for people from low-income households, and focuses particularly on CAO’s employment and workforce services. This case study is a part of the State TANF Case Studies project.
Related Publications for Lindsay Ochoa
Case Study of an Employment Program for Youth and Services for Families: Community Action Organization (CAO) of Scioto CountySep 02, 2021
Case Study of a Program Addressing Participants’ Barriers Before Providing Training and Other Work-Related Activities: Rhode Island WorksSep 02, 2021
This case study, a part of the State TANF Case Studies project, describes Rhode Island Works, RI’s TANF program, and highlights how it provides supportive services to help participants overcome their barriers, participate in employment-related activities, and find sustainable employment.
Drawing Across School Boundaries: How Federally Funded Magnet Schools Recruit and Admit StudentsJan 27, 2021
This snapshot is a product of the first phase of a study assessing if students benefit from participating in magnet school programs.
Factors Influencing Youth Sexual Activity: Conceptual Models for Sexual Risk Avoidance and CessationDec 30, 2020
This brief presents two complementary conceptual models—one for sexual risk avoidance and a second for sexual risk cessation—that aim to guide efforts to prevent youth risk behaviors and promote optimal health.
State Strategies for Improving Child Support Outcomes for Incarcerated ParentsJul 31, 2020
This brief examines how states are leveraging data and forming partnerships to identify and work with incarcerated parents with child support orders.
Conceptual Models to Depict the Factors that Influence the Avoidance and Cessation of Sexual Risk Behaviors Among YouthFeb 01, 2020
This brief presents two initial, complementary conceptual models—one for sexual risk avoidance and a second for sexual risk cessation—that aim to guide efforts to prevent youth risk behaviors and promote optimal health.
Developing American Job Centers in Jails: Implementation of the Linking to Employment Activities Pre-Release (LEAP) GrantsSep 04, 2018
This report examines the implementation experiences of LEAP grantees.
The Role of Goal Setting in Integrated Service DeliveryJan 31, 2018
This brief discusses strategies that have shown promise—during visits to Working Families Success Network sites and in the research literature—for supporting goal setting and that could be used to connect low-income program participants with services designed to help them become self-sufficient.
Integrated Service Delivery: Site Visits to Organizations in the Working Families Success Network (WFSN)Jan 31, 2018
This report shares insights into integrated service delivery (ISD) implementation using information from site visits to eight Working Families Success Network organizations. ISD is intended to help adults achieve self-sufficiency through employment services, financial services, and income supports.
The Atlanta Public Schools Turnaround Strategy After One Year: High Impact Tutoring and the Purpose Built Schools PartnershipOct 16, 2017
This report is the first of two interim annual reports addressing specific components of the Turnaround Strategy.
The Role of Social Networks Among Low-Income Fathers: Findings from the PACT EvaluationOct 31, 2016
Findings from the qualitative study of the Parents and Children Together evaluation offer insight into the social networks of low-income fathers and the organizational supports they turn to for assistance.