This page provides information about the TANF Alaska program. If you need to apply for TANF, or get the status of your application, then contact the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services listed below. They can assist you with questions or issues about the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. To find out how to apply, Alaska TANF eligibility requirements. You can view their site online at http://dhss.alaska.gov/dpa/Pages/atap/default.aspx
The primary goal for TANF in Alaska is to provide families in need with a combination of financial assistance and work opportunities so that they can eventually become independent. The monthly cash payments TANF provides are there to help families pay for things like food, utilities, clothing, phone, housing, furniture, transportation, laundry, supplies for the home and some medical supplies that are not paid for by Medicaid along with other basic needs. You can contact the Department of Health and Social Services department below to find out more information about what the program has to offer.
TANF Program Location
- Alaska Temporary Assistance
350 Main Street Room 404 PO Box 110601
Juneau, AK 99811
TANF Phone Number
- The phone number to call the Alaska TANF program is 907-465-3030 or 800-478-3551. You can fax their office at 907-465-5254.
- To view the website for Alaska TANF online, click here.