TANF

TANF anniversary brings more changes for struggling families

This week marks the 15th anniversary of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), a program that provides cash assistance and career development services to qualifying families with dependent children. In the District, more than 16,000 families received TANF benefits in 2010, and the number is already greater in 2011. Read more in our brand-new policy snapshot . TANF was supposed...