The Family Assistance Division administers programs funded by the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant designed to provide benefits and services to needy families with children so that children may be cared for in their own homes or in the homes of relatives.
These services also promote job preparation, work and marriage and the prevention of out of wedlock pregnancy.
Major services/benefits to eligible families include:
- Temporary Cash Assistance
- Work and Job Training Services
For low income families with children under age 18, or age 19 if they are a full time student.