2019 Code of Alabama
Title 38 - Public Welfare.
Chapter 11A - Welfare Employment Program.
Section 38-11A-1 - Legislative intent.
The intent of this chapter is to assist public assistance applicants and recipients to become wage earning, self-supporting citizens of the State of Alabama. Thus, through the provisions of this chapter, the Department of Human Resources shall develop and coordinate employment related programs, training activities including work experience, vocational training, job finding skills, remedial education, and social services with the goal of reducing welfare dependency and the costs thereof to the State of Alabama; to improve the participants' economic quality of life, to improve personal functioning through acquisition of general education and parenting skills, and to remove barriers to employment and financial independence.(Acts 1989, No. 89-850, p. 1699, §1.)