Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

The D-TANF application cycle has officially closed. If you have questions or need to inquire about the status of an application that has already been submitted, contact the DFCS main phone line at 877.423.4746.

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is the monthly cash assistance program, with an employment services component, for low-income families with children under age 18, and children age 18 and attending school full-time. Cooperation with the Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Child Support Services, is a requirement of receiving TANF benefits unless good cause can be established.

Apply for TANF at your local DFCS office.

Read more about Electronic Benefits Transfer requirements regarding Georgia’s EPPICard.

Public Notice: Georgia’s Senate Bill 104

Public Notice: Georgia’s Caseload Reduction Credit Report 2019