OFA Releases CY and FY 2018 TANF Caseload and Application Data

The Office of Family Assistance (OFA) has posted Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) caseload and application data for fiscal year (FY) and calendar year (CY) 2018 (October 2017 through December 2018). The data include families receiving assistance through state TANF and maintenance-of-effort (MOE) separate state programs (SSP).

In an average month in CY 2018, about 1.2 million families received TANF or SSP cash assistance, representing approximately 3.2 million recipients. Across all states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, , and the Virgin Islands, about 219,000 TANF applications were received in an average month in CY 2018.

TANF Caseload Data for FY and CY 2018 can be found here: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ofa/resource/tanf-caseload-data-2018.

TANF Application Data for 2018 can be found here: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ofa/resource/applications.