Montana Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in Living Assistance
December 19, 2018

Overview

The Montana Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program supports public assistance programs for low-income families. TANF replaced the program formerly known as the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). Among the program's purposes are: to provide assistance to needy families; to end dependency of needy parents by promoting job preparation, work, and marriage; to prevent and reduce out of wedlock pregnancies.

Administration

Montana Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is administered by Administration for Children and Families (ACF).

Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of Montana, either pregnant or responsible for a child under 19 years of age, a U.S. national, citizen, legal alien, or permanent resident, have low or very low income, and be either under-employed (working for very low wages), unemployed or about to become unemployed.

Application Details

To apply for this program, please contact the local administering agency near you:
http://dphhs.mt.gov/hcsd/OfficeofPublicAssistance

Contact:

1-888-706-1535

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