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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
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.
Visit your local county office to apply for services
FAX: (405) 521-4158
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