TANF - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

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The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides temporary financial aid to pregnant women and families with one or more dependent children.

TANF provides financial assistance for food, shelter, utilities, and expenses other than medical. Families may apply for TANF online or at a local office serving their community.

Use the DHS Office Locator site to help find the nearest Family Community Resource Center.

Visit IDHS Temporary Assitance for Needy Families (TANF) for more information about the program.