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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Logo: Oklahoma Department of Human Services Child Care ServicesTemporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is a federally funded program for children deprived of support because of a parent’s death, incapacity, absence or unemployment.

Cash assistance is available to the family on a time-limited basis through TANF. The purpose of this federal program is to provide temporary support in meeting basic needs, training leading to employment, employment services and childcare assistance for qualified families with children.

Contact Gina McPherson at the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, 405.225.9396.