This page provides information about the TANF Texas program. If you need to apply for TANF, or get the status of your application, then contact the Texas Health and Human Services Commission listed below. They can assist you with questions or issues about the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. To find out how to apply, Texas TANF eligibility requirements. You can view their site online at http://yourtexasbenefits.hhsc.texas.gov/programs/tanf
The primary goal for TANF in Texas 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 Health and Human Services Commission department below to find out more information about what the program has to offer.
TANF Program Location
- Texas TANF
4900 North Lamar Blvd. Brown-Heatly Building
Austin, TX 78751
TANF Phone Number
- The phone number to call the Texas TANF program is 877-541-7905 or 512-424-6500.
- To view the website for Texas TANF online, click here.