This page provides information about the TANF Pennsylvania program. If you need to apply for TANF, or get the status of your application, then contact the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare listed below. They can assist you with questions or issues about the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. To find out how to apply, Pennsylvania TANF eligibility requirements. You can view their site online at http://www.dhs.pa.gov/citizens/cashassistance/tanfandmovingtoindependence/index.htm
The primary goal for TANF in Pennsylvania 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 Public Welfare below to find out more information about what the program has to offer.
TANF Program Location
Pennsylvania Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
625 Forster St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120
TANF Phone Number
The phone number to call the Pennsylvania TANF program is 800-692-7462 or 717-787-1870.
To view the website for Pennsylvania TANF online, click here.