Self-Sufficiency Project (SSP) – The Struggle for Self-Sufficiency: Participants in the Self-Sufficiency Project Talk About Work, Welfare, and Their Futures

Date
December 1995
Type(s)
Project

Summary

This report presents discussions with single parents in British Columbia and New Brunswick who were offered the Self-Sufficiency Project (SSP) supplement if they left welfare and took full-time jobs. A total of 99 of the more than 1,000 eligible for supplement payments participated in a series of focus groups, and they shared their thoughts about and experiences with working and being on welfare.

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