20 CFR 645.110 - What are the purposes of the Welfare-to-Work Program?
The purposes of the WtW program are:
(a) To facilitate the placement of hard-to-employ welfare recipients and certain noncustodial parents into transitional employment opportunities which will lead to lasting unsubsidized employment and self-sufficiency;
(b) To provide a variety of activities, grounded in TANF's “work first” philosophy, to prepare individuals for, and to place them in, lasting unsubsidized employment;
(c) To provide for a variety of post-employment and job retention services which will assist the hard-to-employ welfare recipient and certain noncustodial parents to secure lasting unsubsidized employment;
(d) To provide targeted WtW funds to high poverty areas with large numbers of hard-to-employ welfare recipients.