This page provides information about the TANF Missouri program. If you need to apply for TANF, or get the status of your application, then contact the Missouri Department of 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, Missouri TANF eligibility requirements. You can view their site online at http://www.dss.mo.gov/fsd/tempa.htm
The primary goal for TANF in Missouri 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 Social Services below to find out more information about what the program has to offer.
TANF Program Location
Missouri Temporary Assistance
PO Box 1527
Jefferson City, MO 65102
TANF Phone Number
The phone number to call the Missouri TANF program is 573-751-3221 or 573-751-4815.
To view the website for Missouri TANF online, click here.