Empower vulnerable populations to succeed
Breaking the cycle of poverty is hard. But we’re making important strides. By helping public support and safety net programs work together, we’re transforming lives by improving access to much-needed services and jobs
Complex social and economic issues persist
is spent annually by federal, state and local governments
federal programs support low-income households
individuals live in poverty
Building healthy, thriving communities offers a way forward
It requires a holistic approach. After all, escaping poverty depends on many factors – employment, safe housing, nutrition, health, child care. Our decades of experience across health and human services helps us break down silos between programs to achieve better outcomes.
Person-centered case management
By taking into consideration each individual’s entire situation — including their needs, motivations and barriers — we’re able to help them create a pathway to their goals. We then connect them with the services and programs they need to succeed and become self-sufficient.
Greater coordination of services
When public, private, community and faith-based programs coordinate to serve people better, it increases buy-in from individuals. We help at every step, rethinking outdated rules and even realigning program missions.
Flexible funding of programs
We’ll help you consider new blended and braided funding models. These models can encompass partnerships with other programs and sectors, giving you more flexibility to achieve your goals.
All the support you need
With Maximus, you’ll benefit from best practices and innovations across programs, plus staff as knowledgeable as they are compassionate. See how we can help you maximize administrative and operational efficiency, and enhance support for your citizens.
Coaching, Skills Building, and Employment
Get people on the path to financial independence while spurring economic development in local communities.
Disability Benefits and Services
Provide economic security through SSI/SSDI benefits assessment, plus greater independence through work opportunities.
Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
Ensure families in need get food-purchasing assistance so they have the nutrition so important to development.
Make it easier for children to receive the financial support they’re entitled to by using our end-to-end services.
Help child welfare and protective services programs keep up with caseloads and better protect children.
Streamline processes for connecting families with Medicaid, CHIP and other government-sponsored programs.
Innovative welfare-to-work approach succeeds in DC
In Washington, D.C., our TANF program engages and empowers individuals, increasing their chances for long-term self-sufficiency. Our approach? Foster personal responsibility rather than force it. We do this by getting everyone from family to the community fully invested – and employing “wrap-around” case management that coordinates many support services, including job training, mentoring, mental health counseling and crisis management. As a result, we’ve been named “Top Performing Vendor” by the Department of Human Services.Learn More
job retention rate for 180 days and $13.73 average wage in 2018
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