Puerto Rico TANF

This page provides information about the TANF Puerto Rico program. If you need to apply for TANF, or get the status of your application, then contact the Puerto Rico Department of the Family listed below. They can assist you with questions or issues about the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. To find out how to apply, Puerto Rico TANF eligibility requirements. You can view their site online at http://servicios.adsef.pr.gov/programaAyudaTemporalFamiliasNecesitadas.aspx

The primary goal for TANF in Puerto Rico 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 the Family below to find out more information about what the program has to offer.

  • TANF Program Location

    Puerto Rico Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
    PO Box 11398
    San Juan, PR 00910

  • TANF Phone Number

    The phone number to call the Puerto Rico TANF program is 787-289-7600 or 787-294-0738.

  • TANF Online

    To view the website for Puerto Rico TANF online, click here.

Puerto Rico Department of the Family Location