Minnesota TANF

This page provides information about the TANF Minnesota program. If you need to apply for TANF, or get the status of your application, then contact the Minnesota Department of Human 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, Minnesota TANF eligibility requirements. You can view their site online at https://mn.gov/dhs/people-we-serve/children-and-families/economic-assistance/income/programs-and-services/mfip.jsp

The primary goal for TANF in Minnesota 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 Human Services below to find out more information about what the program has to offer.

  • TANF Program Location

    Minnesota Family Investment Program
    540 Cedar Street
    St. Paul, MN 55155

  • TANF Phone Number

    The phone number to call the Minnesota TANF program is 651-431-2000.

  • TANF Online

    To view the website for Minnesota TANF online, click here.

Minnesota Department of Human Services Location