Rhode Island TANF
This page provides information about the TANF Rhode Island program. If you need to apply for TANF, or get the status of your application, then contact the Rhode Island Executive Office 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, Rhode Island TANF eligibility requirements. You can view their site online at http://www.dhs.ri.gov/Programs/RIWorksProgramInformation.php
The primary goal for TANF in Rhode Island 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 Executive Office of Human Services department below to find out more information about what the program has to offer.
TANF Program Location
- Rhode Island Works
600 New London Avenue Louis Pasteur Building #57
Cranston, RI 02920
TANF Phone Number
- The phone number to call the Rhode Island TANF program is 401-462-5300. You can fax their office at 401-782-4316.
- To view the website for Rhode Island TANF online, click here.