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  • Recording Now Available!

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    Recording Now Available!

    Addressing Housing Stability

    This OFA webinar, Leveraging Strategic Partnerships and Funding to Address Housing Stability Needs of TANF Recipients and Families with Low Incomes, explores how TANF programs can build and sustain partnerships to expand housing services.
  • Project IMPROVE!

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    Project IMPROVE!

    Learn, Innovate, Improve

    Learn, Innovate, Improve: A practice guide for enhancing programs and improving lives can help program leaders make evidence-driven decisions for program improvement, evaluation TA, and formative evaluation.
  • Recording Now Available!

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    Racial Equity in TANF Data Use

    This OFA webinar, Centering Racial Equity in TANF Data Use, explores findings from A Toolkit for Centering Racial Equity Throughout Data Integration.
  • Recording Now Available!

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    Green Economy Webinar

    This OFA webinar, Engaging TANF Participants in the Green Economy, explores green jobs and the opportunity for TANF customers to participate in the green economy.
  • Coaching for Success

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    Coaching for Success

    eLearning Modules

    Coaching for Success is an interactive, self-paced OFA PeerTA eLearning curriculum. The 14 modules cover active listening, emotional intelligence, praise, and other techniques to develop coaching skills for TANF case management.
  • Webpage Now Available!

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    Webpage Now Available!

    OFA PEAF Resources

    The webpage features webinars, tip sheets, briefs, policy guidance, and additional resources on how states, tribes, and territories can use the Pandemic Emergency Assistance Fund to assist needy families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Recently Asked Questions

May 16, 2022

A representative from the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) would like to know if any other states or tribes deem virtual currency countable for TANF eligibility and if so, how are they implementing this? If VDSS were to do this, they would need to update their state program guidance to reflect how it would be countable. In addition, their state's cash management system would need to be updated to automatically convert virtual currency to US dollars when program participants indicate receipt of income with virtual currency.

April 19, 2022

A representative from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services is looking to connect with states that have implemented TANF funded 50/50 match programming for TANF eligible employment and training participants. The representative wants to know:

• How difficult was the implementation of education and training services where 50% of the cost of providing services to TANF participants is reimbursed by the state?
• What lessons were learned?