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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

TANF helps needy families support themselves financially. States, territories, and tribes receiving HHS block grants for TANF cannot discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, or sex.

Laws & Regulations

Resources for TANF Agencies

Enforcement Success Stories Involving TANF Programs

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Content created by Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
Content last reviewed on October 29, 2015