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  • TANF-ACF-PI-2010-04 (Use of Federal TANF Carry-Over funds for any allowable TANF benefit, service, or activity)

    Published: April 21, 2010
    To share the final rule published April 6, 2010, which implements the statutory change to section 404(e) of the Social Security Act as enacted by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. This change allows States, Tribes, and Territories to use TANF program funds carried over from a prior year for any allowable TANF benefit, service, or activity.
  • HHS/USDA Joint Guidance on Summer Feeding

    Published: March 5, 2010
    This letter highlights an opportunity to leverage available Federal funds to address childhood hunger and food insecurity by improving participation in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).
  • TANF-ACF-PI-2010-05 (Eligibility of Iraqi and Afghan aliens who have been granted special immigrant status for Federal TANF and State Maintenance-of-Effort (MOE) benefits)

    Published: June 16, 2010
    The purpose of this Program Instruction is to update the policy regarding the eligibility of Iraqi and Afghan aliens granted special immigrant status for Federal TANF and State MOE public benefits, as a result of legislation.
  • Q & A: Tribal TANF

    Published: January 11, 2013
    Questions and Answers:  Tribal TANF
  • Erroneous Payment Initiative

    Published: March 16, 2009
    This letter informs states of the TANF program’s requirement to estimate and report on the amount of improper payments annually, as mandated by the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002.
  • 2010 Census

    Published: May 12, 2008
    This letter encourages states and tribes to disregard income that TANF recipients receive as census employees for purposes of TANF eligibility in the 2010 census period. Doing so would mean that temporary income from census employment would not result in TANF recipients losing financial assistance access without gaining long-term employment.
  • Sanction Notices

    Published: April 29, 2005
    This letter details ways to improve the quality and effectiveness of communications with sanctioned clients both before infractions arise and during any sanction process if an infraction occurs.
  • Major Provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA) Library of Congress

    Published: April 27, 2012
    Bill Text 104th Congress (1995-1996) H.R.3734.ENR Below link will redirector to the Library of Congress:
  • STATUS OF TANF PLANS as of 9/29/97 10:00AM

    Published: September 29, 1997
    The status of state, tribal, and territory TANF plans as of 9/29/97.
  • TANF Final Rule Executive Summary

    Published: April 12, 1999
    The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA) (Pub. L. 104-193), as amended, is the welfare reform law that established the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. TANF is a block grant program designed to make dramatic reforms to the nation's welfare system by moving recipients into work and turning welfare into a program of temporary assistance. TANF replaced the national welfare program known as Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) and the related programs known as the Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Training (JOBS) program and the Emergency Assistance (EA) program.