Proximity to Service Providers and Service Utilization Among Welfare Recipients
Currently, welfare programs coordinate a range of services to support work among welfare recipients and help them overcome barriers to employment. This paper considers the relationship between spartial proximity to and utilization of support services among welfare recipients. Accessibility of mental health and substance abuse service providers among welfare recipients is examined in the three-county detroit metropolitan area and the relationship between mental health service accessibility and mental health service utilization among welfare recipients considered.
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