Mental health issues, such as depression and lack of self-esteem, impede one’s capacity to access the labor market as well as function productively in a work environment. Click here to find resources to address these concerns.
Lack of affordable housing or income to pay rent can put individuals and families at risk of homelessness. Resources are available to support those who are homeless or facing this threat. Click here to learn more.
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How do current public policies affect TANF-eligible populations? The Resource Library is your source for reports, briefs, infographics, and innovative programs in the field. Learn ways to build your organization and share practices with your peers.
A question was asked by a State representative at a recent OFA Regional Workshop: How do you encourage trust from participants to communicate freely on barriers such as substance use in order to best meet their needs? What promising methods do you use to endear that trust?
A representative from the Oklahoma Department of Human Services would like to know how states help TANF participants when they face a barrier, such as a traffic fine/ticket, license reinstatement, felony expungement, or other legal expenses that prevents them from obtaining or retaining employment.