North Dakota Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

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

Overview

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides funds to assist families in any manner that is reasonable. These include: assisting needy families to care for children in their homes, reducing dependency of needy parents by promoting job preparation, work, and marriage: preventing out-of-wedlock pregnancies, and encouraging the formation and maintenance of two-parent families.

Administration

North Dakota 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 the state of North Dakota, 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://www.nd.gov/dhs/locations/countysocialserv/index.html

Contact:

(800) 755-2716

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