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TANF Federal 5-Year Time LimitOFA published data on state implementation of the five-year time limit on federally-funded TANF assistance. By law, a state may not use TANF funds to provide assistance to a family that has an adult head-of-household who has received federal assistance for a total of five years.
Office of Family Assistance
An OverviewThe Office of Family Assistance (OFA), within the Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services, oversees the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program authorized by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) of 1996....
PeerTA and Partner ResourcesOFA PeerTA’s library includes a variety of resources such as reports, briefs, questions and answers, and Innovative Programs.
Online Learning Center
Tribal TANF TrainingThe Office of Family Assistance offers free, self-directed online training modules on topics related to Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program basics and Tribal TANF data management.
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A representative from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services would like to know if any state uses an online learning system to help clients learn new skills.
A representative from the Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Family and Children Services, would like to know if any state has requested a waiver for the TANF IRS Beneficiary Earnings Exchange Record System (BEERS) report. If so, what was involved in the process?
A representative from the National League of Cities is searching for youth employment programs that are currently providing intensive financial literacy training for participating youth and helping them access banking products like savings or checking accounts.