Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): A federal program implemented to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency that is administered through block grants to participating states (ACf HHS) . Refugees whom are eligible for TANF may receive program benefits for five years upon arrival (Bruno, 2011).

Learn more at: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ofa/programs/tanf/about