Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd. • Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-3646 • Fax (405) 521-6684 • Internet: www.okdhs.org

 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) 

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Program Information

Temporary 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.  


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Who Do I Contact with Questions?  


Email:       TANF@okdhs.org

Phone:     (405) 521-4391 or


FAX:           (405) 521-4158

Mailing Address:
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.

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Last Updated: February 12, 2019