State-administered programs (51 - 59 of 59 items)
Analysis of Four States' Administration of the AFDC Program: Management Improving but More Needs To Be Done
HRD-82-20: Published: Feb 22, 1982. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 1982.
GAO was asked to evaluate the Aid to Families With Dependent Children (AFDC) program management in California, Illinois, Massachusetts, and New York in terms of differences in management practices, agency organization, and employee accountability as they related to administrative costs and the level of erroneous payments.Each State is required to have an AFDC operational plan which is deemed to be...
Perspective on Income Security and Social Services and an Agenda for Analysis
HRD-81-104: Published: Aug 13, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 1981.
Some of the major income security and social services issues were reviewed, and a forecast was made for future developments. Recent GAO reports, ongoing work, and future strategy for addressing some of the key issues surrounding income security and social services are discussed.The American system of income security and social services is comprised of over 115 programs with estimated FY 1981 outla...
Oregon's Financial Management of Funds Under the Older Americans Act
HRD-80-97: Published: Jul 17, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1980.
A review of the State of Oregon's financial management of funds under the Older Americans Act (OAA) was conducted. State and area agency planning, procurement, monitoring, and assessment practices and fiscal controls over the use of the funds were reviewed. The Office of Elderly Affairs, Department of Human Resources, is the designated State agency responsible for administering aging programs. The...
How Federal Developmental Disabilities Programs Are Working
HRD-80-43: Published: Feb 20, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 20, 1980.
GAO was requested to make a comprehensive examination of the overall administration and operation of four developmental disability programs: (1) State Formula Grant, (2) State Protection and Advocacy, (3) Special Projects, and (4) University-Affiliated Facilities. These programs were designed to improve and coordinate services to the developmentally disabled and to protect their rights. The 2 mill...
State Advance Payments to Aid to Families With Dependent Children Recipients Are Inconsistent With Federal Regulations
HRD-80-50: Published: Feb 7, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 7, 1980.
The Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program was examined regarding program policies, management characteristics, and operational procedures in six States and several of their local welfare agencies to identify areas in need of further audit or analysis. One of the issues concerning assistance payments was identified as warranting immediate attention. Pursuant to payment policies bel...
Problems With the Emergency Food Stamp Program
105629: Mar 31, 1978
One of the harshest winters in recent history and other disaster situations resulted in the distribution of nearly $43 million of emergency food stamp benefits in fiscal year 1977. Program abuses were attributable largely to serious problems in program administration pointing out the need for better program guidance by the Food and Nutrition Service and better planning and control by State and loc...
Report on the Administration of the Get Set Day Care Program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
095078: Mar 1, 1978
No summary is currently available...
Improvememts Needed in Efforts To Help the Mentally Disabled Return to or Remain in the Communities in Massachusetts
092276: Jul 8, 1976
No summary is currently available...