Help for Families

Looking for help for yourself or your family? ACF provides states with block grants to design and operate programs to meet Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) goals.  Select your state or territory from the list below for local TANF and Tribal TANF help.

For specific Tribal TANF explore the links below or view our list of Program Contacts.

Help in Alabama

Alabama Family Assistance Program

General Information:
(334) 242-1310

State Office:
Department of Human Resources
Family Assistance Division
50 North Ripley Street
Montgomery, AL 36130
(334) 242-1773


Help in Alaska

Alaska Temporary Assistance Program

General Information:
(907) 465-3030

State Office:
Department of Health and Social Services
350 Main Street Room 404
PO Box 110601
Juneau, AK 99811-0601
(907) 465-3030

Some tribes and groups of tribes operate their own TANF programs.
The following is the list of those programs:

Association of Village Council Presidents
Pouch 219
Bethel, AK 99518
(907) 543-7401

Bristol Bay Native Association
P.O. Box 310 Dillingham, AK 99576
(907) 842-6120

Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc.
3600 San Jeronimo Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 793-3323

Kodiak Area Native Association
3449 E. Rezanof Drive
Kodiak, AK 99615
(907) 486-1393

Maniilaq Association
P.O. Box 256
Kotzebue, AK 99752
(907) 442-7665

Tanana Chiefs Conference
122 First Avenue Suite 600
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 452 8251 x3390

Tlingit and Haida
320 W. Willoughby Avenue #300
Juneau, AK 99801
(907) 463-7157


Help in Arizona

Arizona Cash Assistance

General Information:
(800) 352-8401

State Office:
Department of Economic Security
1717 W. Jefferson
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 542-9935

Some tribes and groups of tribes operate their own TANF programs.
The following is the list of those programs:

Hopi Tribe
P.O. Box 68, Second
Mesa, AZ 86043
(928) 734-2202

Navajo Nation
P.O. Box 4590
Window Rock, AZ
(928) 810-8552

Pascua Yaqui
7474 S. Camino de Oeste
Tucson, AZ 85757
(520) 879-5645

Salt River - Pima Maricopa
10005 E. Osborne Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85356
(480) 362-5659

San Carlos Apache Tribe
P.O. Box 871
Perdot, AZ 85542
(928) 475-5011

White Mountain Apache Tribe
P.O. Box 1150
White River, AZ 85941
(928) 338-4164


Help in Arkansas

Arkansas Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

General Information:
(855) 225-4440

State Office:
Department of Workforce Services
#2 Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201

P.O. Box 2981
Little Rock, AR 72203


Help in California

California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CALWORKS)

General Information:
(916) 657-2128

State Office:
Health and Human Services Agency
1600 9th Street Suite 460
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 654-3454

Some tribes and groups of tribes operate their own TANF programs.
The following is the list of those programs:

CTTP/Robinson Rancheria 
P.O. Box 988
Nice, CA 95464
(707)262-4402

Graton Rancheria
6400 Redwood Drive, Suite 104
Rohnert Park, CA 94928 
(707) 586-6100

Hoopa Valley 
P.O. Box 1348
Hoopa, CA 95546
(530) 625-4816

Karuk Tribe 
P.O. Box 1016
Happy Camp, CA
(530) 493-1600

Morongo Band 
P.O. Box 1268
Banning, CA 92220
(951) 755-5178

North Fork Rancheria 
P.O. Box 929
North Fork, CA 93643
(559) 877-2027

Owens Valley Career Development Center 
P.O. Box 1467
Bishop, CA 93515
(760) 873-5107

Pechanga
510 16th Street 302
Oakland, CA 94612 
(510) 835-3020

Round Valley Indian Tribes 
P.O. Box 448
Covelo, CA 95428
(707) 983-6126

Scotts Valley 
1465 Enea Circle, Building D Suite 700
Concord, CA 94520
(925) 771-8207

Shingle Springs Rancheria
5281 Honpie Road
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 698-1433 

Soboba Band
1405 Spruce Street Suite A
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 300-1682 

Southern California Tribal Chairmen's Association 
P.O. Box 1470
Valley Center, CA 92082
(760) 742-8600

Torres Martinez 
P.O. Box 1160
Thermal, CA 92274
(760) 397-8147

Yurok Tribe 
P.O. Box 1027
Klamath, CA 95548
(707) 482-1350


Help in Colorado

Colorado Works

General Information:
(303) 866-6210

State Office:
Department of Human Services
Division of Colorado Works
1575 Sherman Street, 3rd Floor
Denver, Colorado  80203-1714
 


Help in Connecticut

Connecticut Department of Social Services

General Information:
(800) 842-1508

State Office:
Department of Social Services
25 Sigourney Street
Hartford, CT 06106-5033
(860) 424-4908


Help in Delaware

Delaware ASSIST

Apply for cash assistance and other benefits.

General Information:
(302) 255-9500

State Office:
Health and Social Services
Division of Social Services
Herman Holloway Sr. Campus
1901 N. DuPont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720
(800) 372-2022


Help in District Of Columbia

District of Columbia Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

General Information:
(202) 724-5506

State Office:
Department of Human Services
6th Floor
64 New York Avenue N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 671-4200


Help in Florida

Florida Temporary Cash Assistance

General Information:
(866) 762-2237

State Office:
Department of Children and Families
1317 Winewood Boulevard Bldg. 1 Room 202
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0700
(850) 487-1111


Help in Georgia

Georgia Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

General Information:
(877) 423-4746

State Office:
Department of Human Services
Division of Family & Children Services
Director's Communications Group
2 Peachtree Street, NW
Suite 18-486
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(404) 651-9361
(404) 657-3433


Help in Guam

Guam Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

General Information:
(671) 735-7101

State Office:
Department of Public Health and Social Services
123 Chalan Kareta Route 10
Mangilao, GU 96913
(671) 735-7101


Help in Hawaii

Hawaii Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

General Information:
(808) 586-4997

State Office:
Department of Human Services
PO Box 339
1390 Miller Street RM 209
Honolulu, HI 96813
 


Help in Idaho

Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho

General Information:
(877) 456-1233

State Office:
Department of Health and Welfare
PO Box 83720
450 West State Street 10th Floor
Boise, ID 83720-0036
(208) 334-5500

Some tribes and groups of tribes operate their own TANF programs.
The following is the list of those programs:

Coeur d'Alene
P.O. Box 408
Plummer, ID 83852-04082
(208) 686 5621

Nez Perce
P.O. Box 365
Lapwai, ID 83540
(208) 843-2464

Shoshone - Bannock
P.O. Box 306
Fort Hall, ID 83203
(208) 478-3767


Help in Illinois

Illinois Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

General Information:
(217) 785-3300

State Office:
Department of Human Services
100 South Grand Avenue East
3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62762
(217) 557-1601


Help in Indiana

Indiana Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

TANF, cash assistance, IMPACT (Indiana Manpower Placement and Comprehensive Training), TANF work program

General Information:
(800) 446-1993

State Office:
Family and Social Services Administration
402 W. Washington Street Room W-461
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-4690


Help in Iowa

Iowa Family Investment Program (FIP)

General Information:
(800) 972-2017

State Office:
Department of Human Services
Hoover State Office Building
1305 E. Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 281-5454


Help in Kansas

Kansas Department for Children and Families

General Information:
(888) 369-4777

State Office:
Department of Children and Families
915 SW Harrison
Topeka, KS 66612
 


Help in Kentucky

Kentucky Transitional Assistance Program (K-TAP)

General Information:
(502) 564-3440

State Office:
Division of Family Support
275 East Main Street 3E-I
Frankfort, KY 40621
 


Help in Louisiana

Louisiana Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP)

FITAP (Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program), cash assistance, (STEP) Strategies to Empower People

General Information:
(225) 342-3947

State Office:
Department of Social Services
P.O. Box 3776
627 N Fourth Street 8th FL
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 342-0286


Help in Maine

Maine Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

TANF, cash assistance, ASPIRE (Additional Support for People in Retraining and Employment), TANF work program

General Information:
(207) 287-3707

State Office:
Department of Health and Human Services
221 State Street
State House Station #11
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 287-3707


Help in Maryland

Maryland Family Investment Program (FIP)

General Information:
(800) 332-6347

State Office:
Department of Human Resources
Saratoga State Center
311 West Saratoga Street 10th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 767-5975


Help in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Cash Assistance

Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children

General Information:
(800) 249-2007

State Office:
Department of Transitional Assistance
600 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
(877) 382-2363


Help in Michigan

Cash Assistance

General Information:
(855) 275-6424

State Office:
Department of Human Services
235 S. Grand Avenue
PO Box 30037
Lansing, MI 48909


Help in Minnesota

Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP)

General Information:
(651) 431-2000

State Office:
Department of Human Services
540 Cedar Street
St. Paul, MN 55155

Some tribes and groups of tribes operate their own TANF programs:

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
43408 Oodena Drive
Onamia, Minnesota
(320)532-7556


Help in Mississippi

Mississippi Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

General Information:
(800) 948-4060

State Office:
Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 352
750 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-4757


Help in Missouri

Missouri Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

General Information:
(573) 751-3221

State Office:
Department of Social Services
PO Box 1527
Broadway State Office Building
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1527
(573) 751-4815


Help in Montana

Montana Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

General Information:
(855) 415-5558

State Office:
Department of Public Health and Human Services
111 North Sanders
Room 301
Helena, MT 59620
(406) 444-5622

Some tribes and groups of tribes operate their own TANF programs.
The following is the list of those programs:

Blackfeet Tribe
Blackfeet Manpower Program
P.O. Box 1090
Browning, MT 59417
(406) 338-2111

Chippewa-Cree Indians of the Rocky Boy's Reservation
Chippewa Cree Tribal TANF
RR1 Box 544
Box Elder, MT 59521
(406) 395-5814

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation
Human Resource Development Department
P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855
(406) 675-2700

Fort Belknap Indian Community Council
477 Program, RR #1 Box 66
Fort Belknap Agency
Harlem, MT 59526
(406) 353-2976


Help in Nebraska

ACCESS Nebraska

General Information:
(800) 383-4278

State Office:
Department of Health and Human Services
Nebraska State Office Building 3rd Floor
301 Centennial Mall South P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
(402) 471-3121

Some tribes and groups of tribes operate their own TANF programs.
The following is the list of those programs:

Santee Sioux Nation
108 Spirit Lake West  
Niobrara, NE 68760-7219
(402) 857-2380

Winnebago Tribe
P.O. Box 771 
Winnebago, NE 68071
(402) 878-2447


Help in Nevada

Nevada Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

General Information:
(800) 992-0900

State Office:
Department of Health and Human Services
4126 Technology Way Room 100
Carson City, NV 89706-2009
(775) 684-4000

Some tribes and groups of tribes operate their own TANF programs:

Washoe Tribe  
919 HWY 395 South
Gardnerville, NV 89410
(775)782-6320


Help in New Hampshire

New Hampshire Financial Assistance to Needy Families

FAP (Family Assistance Program), financial aid for work-exempt families
NHEP (New Hampshire Employment Program), financial aid for work-mandated families

General Information:
(800) 852-3345, ext. 9700

State Office:
Department of Health and Human Services
129 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-3857
(603) 271-9700


Help in New Jersey

Work First New Jersey (WFNJ)

General Information:
(800) 792-9773

State Office:
Department of Human Services
Office of the Commissioner 222 South Warren Street
PO Box 700
Trenton, NJ 08625-0700
(609) 292-3717


Help in New Mexico

New Mexico Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

General Information:
(888) 473-3676

State Office:
Human Services Department
2009 S. Pacheco, Pollon Plaza
Santa Fe, NM 87504
(505) 827-7250

Some tribes and groups of tribes operate their own TANF programs.

Pueblo of Zuni
P. O. Box 339
Zuni, NM 87327
(505) 782-7181


Help in New York

New York Temporary Assistance

General Information:
(800) 342-3009

State Office:
Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
40 North Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12243-0001
(518) 473-1090


Help in North Carolina

North Carolina Work First

General Information:
(919) 527-6300

State Office:
NC DHHS- Division of Social Services
Dorothea Dix Campus, McBryde Building
820 S. Boylan Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 527-6335


Help in North Dakota

North Dakota Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

General Information:
(800) 755-2716

State Office:
Department of Human Services
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept 325
Bismarck N.D. 58505-0250
(701) 328-2310


Help in Ohio

Ohio Works First (OWF)

General Information:
(866) 244-0071

State Office:
Department of Job and Family Services
State Office Tower 32nd Floor
30 E. Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215-3414
(614) 466-4815


Help in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

General Information:
(866) 411-1877

State Office:
Department of Human Services
PO Box 25352
Oklahoma City, OK 73125
(405) 521-3646

Some tribes and groups of tribes operate their own TANF programs.
The following is the list of those programs:

Muscogee Creek Nation
P. O. Box 580
Okmulgee, OK 74447
(918) 732-7986

Osage Nation
86 CR 5400
Hominy, OK 74035
(918) 287-5326


Help in Oregon

Oregon Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

General Information:
(503) 945-5600

State Office:
Department of Human Services
500 Summer Street NE
Salem, OR 97301-1097
(503) 945-5944

Some tribes and groups of tribes operate their own TANF programs.
The following is the list of those programs:

Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Reservation
P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380
(541) 444-2532 ext 1220

Klamath Tribes
P.O. Box 436
Chiloquin, OR 97624
(541) 783-2219 ext 131


Help in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

General Information:
(800) 692-7462

State Office:
Department of Public Welfare
625 Forster St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120
(717) 787-1870


Help in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)


General Information:
(787) 289-7600

State Office:
Department of the Family
PO Box 11398
San Juan, PR 00910-1398
(787) 294-0738


Help in Rhode Island

Rhode Island Works

General Information:
(401) 462-5300

State Office:
Executive Office of Human Services
Louis Pasteur Bldg. #57
600 New London Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
 


Help in South Carolina

South Carolina Family Independence Program

General Information:
(800) 616-1309

State Office:
Department of Social Services
P.O. Box 1520
1535 Confederate Ave Rm 603
Columbia, SC 29202-1520
(803) 898-7601


Help in South Dakota

South Dakota Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

General Information:
(605) 773-4678

State Office:
Department of Social Services
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
(605) 773-3165

Some tribes and groups of tribes operate their own TANF programs.

Sisseton - Wahpeton Oyate
Employment and Training
Box 509
Agency Village, SD 57262
(605) 698-4400


Help in Tennessee

Tennessee Families First

General Information:
(866) 311-4287

State Office:
Department of Human Services
400 Deaderick Street 15th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243-1403
(615) 313-4700


Help in Texas

Texas Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

Texas Workforce Commission, TANF work program
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (HHSC), cash assistance

General Information:
(877) 541-7905

State Office:
Workforce Commission
101 E. 15th Street
Austin, TX 78778-0001
(512) 463-2222

State Office:
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Brown-Heatly Building
4900 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78751-2316
(512) 424-6500


Help in Utah

Utah Temporary Assistance

General Information:
(866) 435-7414

State Office:
Department of Workforce Services
P.O. Box 45249
Salt Lake City, UT  84145-0249
(801) 526-9675


Help in Vermont

Reach Up in Vermont (TANF)

General Information:
(802) 871-3390

State Office:
Department for Children and Families, Economic Services Division
Agency of Human Services
103 South Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05676-1500
(800) 479-6151


Help in Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands Family Improvement Program (FIP)

Main Offices:

Department of Human Services
Knud Hansen Complex
1303 Hospital Ground
Building A
Charlotte Amalie, VI 00802
(340) 774-0930

DHS St. Croix Central Offices
3011 Golden Rock
Christiansted
St Croix, VI 00820
(340) 773-2323

St. John Multipurpose Building
DHS Head Quarters in St. John
Cruz Bay, St. John
(340) 776-6334


Help in Virginia

Virginia Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

General Information:
(855) 635-4370

State Office:
Department of Social Services
801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(800) 552-3431


Help in Washington

Washington TANF and WorkFirst Program

General Information:
(877) 501-2233

State Office:
Department of Social and Health Services
Constituent Services
PO Box 45130
Olympia, WA 98504-5130
(800) 737-0617

Some tribes and groups of tribes operate their own TANF programs.
The following is the list of those programs:

Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
P.O. Box 150
Nespelem, WA 99155
(509)634-2621

Lower Elwha Tribe
3080 Lower Elwha Road
Port Angeles, WA 98363
(360) 452-8471 ext 237

Lummi Nation
2616 Kwina Drive
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 384-7108

Nooksack Indian Tribe
5048 Mt. Baker Highway
P.O. Box 157
Deming, WA 98244
(360) 592-0135

Port Gamble S'Klallam
31912 Little Boston Road NE
Kingston, WA 98346
(360) 297-9629

Quileute Indian Tribe
P.O. Box 277
Push, WA 98350
(360) 374-0336

Quinault Indian Tribe
P.O. Box 189
Taholah, WA 98587
(360) 276-8215 ext 488

Spokane
P.O. Box 100
Wellpinit, WA 99040
(509) 533-1360

Tulalip Tribes
6406 Marine Drive
Tulalip, WA 98271
(360) 716-4889

Upper Skagit Indian Tribe
25944 Community Plaza Way
Sedro Woolley, WA 98284
(360) 854-7090 ext 7020

South Puget Inter-Tribal
Planning Agency
3104 SE Olympic Highway
Shelton, WA 98584
(360) 462-3236


Help in West Virginia

West Virginia Works Program

General Information:
(877) 716-1212

State Office:
Department of Health and Human Resources
Division of Family Assistance
350 Capitol Street, Room B-18
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 558-8290


Help in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Works (W-2) Program

General Information:
(608) 266-6886

State Office:
Department of Children and Families
201 E. Washington Avenue 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 8916
Madison, WI 53707-7935
(608) 267-3905

Some tribes and groups of tribes operate their own TANF programs.
The following is the list of those programs:

Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa
P.O. Box 55
Odana, WI 54861
(715) 682-7127

Forest County Potawatomi Community
P.O. Box 340
Crandon, WI 54520
(715) 478-7206

Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
P.O. Box 67
Lac du Flambeau, WI 54533
(715) 588-4235

Menominee Indian Tribe
P.O. Box 910
Keshena, WI 54135
(715) 799-4470

Oneida Tribe
P.O. Box 365
Oneida, WI 54155
(920) 490-3777

Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
88385 Pike Road Highway 13
Bayfield, WI 54814
(715) 779-3706

Sokaogon Chippewa Community
10808 Sokaogon Drive
Crandonm WI 54520
(715) 478-3265

Stockbridge-Munsee Community
P.O. Box 70
N8705 Mohheconnuck Road
Bowler WI, 54416
(715) 793-4885


Help in Wyoming

Wyoming TANF and Personal Opportunities With Employment Responsibility (POWER)

General Information:
(307) 777-5846

State Office:
Department of Family Services
Hathaway Building
Third Floor
2300 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-7561

Some tribes and groups of tribes operate their own TANF programs.
The following is the list of those programs:

Northern Arapaho Tribe of the
Wind River Indian Reservation
Department of Social Services
P.O. Box 6130
Riverton, WY 82501
(303) 857-2436

Eastern Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation
P.O. Box 1210
Fort Washakie, WY 82514
(307) 332-8052