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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
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 .…Read More
To be considered eligible for TANF assistance, you must meet the following basic requirements ...Read More
The preferred application method is to apply online at
www.okdhslive.org. …Read More
There are other resources that may be of assistance... …Read More
Who Do I Contact with Questions?
Phone: (405) 521-4391 or
Toll Free: 1-866-411-1877
PO Box 25352
Oklahoma City, OK 73125
Oklahoma TANF State Plan
The Oklahoma TANF State Plan consists of two parts, the Oklahoma State
TANF Policy (OAC 340:10) which can be located in the electronic format at www.okdhs.organd the supplemental document below. Both parts need to be read in their entirety to understand the state plan.
This is the State of Oklahoma Plan to renew its eligible status for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant submitted in accordance with Section 550 (1)(a) of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (P.L. 105-33). The State of Oklahoma is continuing the State Plan currently on file as previously amended and with the attached amendments and certifications.
WE IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF VULNERABLE OKLAHOMANS BY INCREASING THEIR ABILITY TO LEAD SAFER, HEALTHIER, MORE INDEPENDENT AND PRODUCTIVE LIVES