Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Housing & Financial Assistance

Source: in.gov

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or TANF is a program that provides cash assistance and supportive services to assist families with children under age 18, helping them achieve economic self-sufficiency. Click the button down below to apply.

The applicant or recipient must provide the Division of Family Resources with accurate and complete information regarding the child(ren), parent(s) and all other household members whose income and needs are to be assessed in order to determine eligibility.

  • Individuals must provide Social Security numbers and meet state residency, citizenship/ immigration status, employment and child support assignment requirements.
  • As a condition of eligibility for TANF, adult applicants deemed mandatory for IMPACT, Indiana’s employment and training program, are required to attend Applicant Job Search Orientation and complete 20 days of Applicant Job Search activities. Failure to complete the Applicant Job Search program without good cause will result in the denial of the application for cash assistance.
  • The applicant or recipient is responsible to report any changes in circumstances to DFR within 10 days of the date the changes occurred


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