Case Study #3: Telamon North Carolina Corporation’s Collaboration with a County Agency
Telamon North Carolina (NC) provides a range of services, including Head Start and Early Head Start, to children and families. This case study describes their partnership with another community agency to link their data to data from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program to improve enrollment in and coordination between TANF and Head Start services. It describes what they did and how the project helped strengthen their collaboration to better serve families in their programs. This case study highlights an example of linking data that involves staff from two different agencies entering data on families into a joint spreadsheet.