University of Chicago. Woodlawn Social Services Center. Records 1960-1984

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University of Chicago. Woodlawn Social Services Center. Records, 1960-1984

University of Chicago. Woodlawn Social Services Center. Records 1960-1984

The Woodlawn Social Services Center (also called SSC, or the Social Services Center) was established in 1969 as a branch of the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Social Service Administration. SSC sought to centralize the provision of social services in Chicago's Woodlawn neighbourhood while remaining active in social work education and research. This collection contains committee minutes, correspondence and memoranda, conference proceedings, grant and project proposals, maps and blueprints, publications, reports, syllabi, and student work. Material addresses the founding of SSC and the implementation of its academic and community programs between 1961 and 1984.

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The Work Incentive Program (WIN) was established by the U.S. Department of Labor in 1967-1968. WIN was designed to increase employability and employment among those receiving welfare under Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). It required states to offer job training and job-seeking assistance. A voluntary program until 1971, incentives for participation ranged from exemptions in calculating AFDC need to actual incentive payments. WIN programs were federally funded and loc...

University of Chicago. Woodlawn Social Services Center

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The Woodlawn Social Services Center (also known as SSC, or the Social Services Center) was a branch of the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Social Service Administration. Founded in 1920 to continue the work of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy, SSA had became a model for innovation in social work education by the 1960s.The establishment of the SSC in 1969 represented one such initiative, combining professional education and research with social welfare in Chic...