Mississippi TANF

This page provides information about the TANF Mississippi program. If you need to apply for TANF, or get the status of your application, then contact the Mississippi 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, Mississippi TANF eligibility requirements. You can view their site online at http://www.mdhs.ms.gov/economic-assistance/tanf/

The primary goal for TANF in Mississippi 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

    Mississippi Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
    750 North State Street PO Box 352
    Jackson, MS 39205

  • TANF Phone Number

    The phone number to call the Mississippi TANF program is 800-948-4060 or 601-359-4757.

  • TANF Online

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

Mississippi Department of Human Services Location