In Utah, TANF applicants must meet both the state and federal guidelines for the program. The federal government requires that individuals meet the monetary and non-monetary state guidelines, complete work-related activities, provide paternity information about the children in the household, and report as required by the state. The federal guidelines have been built into each state.s program, as this is required in order for states to receive the block grants that fund TANF. Therefore, it is really only necessary that applicants be aware of and meet the requirements as outlined by the state of Utah. To read more about the federal TANF eligibility guidelines, click here. In order to qualify for welfare in Utah, parents must follow the regulations of the FEP program, participate in work-related activities for 30 hours per week, and pass an income test. To learn more about the participation that is required for recipients of welfare in Utah, click here. Potential candidates can also use the benefit pre-screener. Utah TANF Program.
TANF benefits are figured based on individual state guidelines and dependent on factors such as family size, earned and unearned income, and housing expenses. TANF recipients in Utah can receive benefits for a maximum of 36 months (3 years). Welfare benefits are paid by debit card; to read more, click here. The maximum TANF benefit amount ranges from $288 to $633 per month.
The food stamp program is a federal program run by state and local agencies, it is for low income families. In most states the same rules for TANF apply for food stamps. If you meet the requirements for TANF, you meet the requirements for food stamps. Find out how to apply for food stamps in UT or check your Utah EBT Card balance.