North Carolina TANF

This page provides information about the TANF North Carolina program. If you need to apply for TANF, or get the status of your application, then contact the North Carolina 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, North Carolina TANF eligibility requirements. You can view their site online at

The primary goal for TANF in North Carolina 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

    North Carolina Work First
    820 S. Boylan Avenue
    Raleigh, NC 27603

  • TANF Phone Number

    The phone number to call the North Carolina TANF program is 919-527-6300 or 919-527-6335.

  • TANF Online

    To view the website for North Carolina TANF online, click here.

North Carolina Department of Social Services Location