TANF Program - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

The TANF Program is federally funded and helps provide benefits to families in need. The TANF Bureau works with families to help them become self sufficient. The main function of the program include assisting needy families so that children can be cared for in their own homes, preventative measures for out of wedlock pregnancy, encouragement of two parent families and the reduction of the dependency of needy parents by assisting with job preparation. To find out how to apply for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program in your state, select your state below.