Social Services:


   

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    Social Services:

     

    Purpose:

    When a NEON mandatory TANF cash recipient has significant employability barriers which prevent them from obtaining and maintaining self-sufficiency, they are referred to the state's licensed social workers. Social workers provide comprehensive assessment and intensive case management of barriers including:

    • Substance abuse
    • Domestic violence
    • Mental health issues
    • Teenage pregnancy and parenting
    • Child protective services
    • Chronic homelessness

    Social workers are also charged with assisting with crisis intervention.

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