District of Columbia TANF

This page provides information about the TANF District of Columbia program. If you need to apply for TANF, or get the status of your application, then contact the District of Columbia 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, District of Columbia TANF eligibility requirements. You can view their site online at http://dhs.dc.gov/service/temporary-cash-assistance-needy-families-tanf

The primary goal for TANF in District of Columbia 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

    District of Columbia Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
    64 New York Avenue NE 6th Floor
    Washington, DC 20002

  • TANF Phone Number

    The phone number to call the District of Columbia TANF program is 202-724-5506 or 202-671-4200.

  • TANF Online

    To view the website for District of Columbia TANF online, click here.

District of Columbia Department of Human Services Location