Ohio TANF

This page provides information about the TANF Ohio program. If you need to apply for TANF, or get the status of your application, then contact the Ohio Department of Job and Family 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, Ohio TANF eligibility requirements. You can view their site online at http://jfs.ohio.gov/ofam/index.stm

The primary goal for TANF in Ohio 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 Job and Family Services department below to find out more information about what the program has to offer.

  • TANF Program Location

  • Ohio Works First
    30 East Broad Street 32nd Floor
    Columbus, OH 43215
  • TANF Phone Number

  • The phone number to call the Ohio TANF program is 866-244-0071 or 614-466-4815. You can fax their office at 614-466-1767.
  • TANF Online

  • To view the website for Ohio TANF online, click here.

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Location