Tennessee TANF

This page provides information about the TANF Tennessee program. If you need to apply for TANF, or get the status of your application, then contact the Tennessee Department 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, Tennessee TANF eligibility requirements. You can view their site online at https://www.tn.gov/humanservices/for-families/families-first-tanf.html

The primary goal for TANF in Tennessee 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 Human Services below to find out more information about what the program has to offer.

  • TANF Program Location

    Tennessee Families First
    400 Deaderick Street 15th Floor
    Nashville, TN 37243

  • TANF Phone Number

    The phone number to call the Tennessee TANF program is 866-311-4287 or 615-313-4700.

  • TANF Online

    To view the website for Tennessee TANF online, click here.

Tennessee Department of Human Services Location