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  • New Product

    Three roadmap series resources on team cohesion, social connection, and compassionate leadership.

    New Product

    OFA Roadmap Series

    This PeerTA series highlights responsive leadership and management practices to support TANF agencies and their partners amid the COVID pandemic. These practice briefs address building cohesion, social connectedness, and compassionate leadership.
  • Recording Now Available

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    Recording Now Available

    Food Insecurity Webinar

    TANF and Food Insecurity: Supporting Vulnerable Families in the Time of COVID-19 explores strategies to overcome food insecurity and improve service delivery impacted by the pandemic. A PowerPoint and other library resources are available.

  • Recording Now Available

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    Recording Now Available

    TANF and IPV Webinar

    The Intimate Partner Violence in the Time of COVID-19: TANF’s Vital Role in Prevention webinar provides insights and recommendations for leveraging TANF to support IPV survivors during COVID-19. PowerPoint slides and resources are included.
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    Newsletter

    Newsletter Sign-up

    The weekly PeerTA newsletter provides timely resources on the latest trends, practices, research, and events in the field. Sign up today to keep current, access OFA guidance, and ask interactive questions of your peers.

  • Resource Library

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    Resource Library

    Available Resources on PeerTA

    The Resource Library hosts a treasure trove of briefs, reports, factsheets, and infographics to address a range of topics including social welfare and policy, workforce development, supportive services, and TANF policy.

Recently Asked Questions

August 3, 2020

A representative from the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) notes that in 2013, ACF clarified that TANF funds could be used to provide access to computers and the internet for needy parents (see https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ofa/resource/q-a-use-of-funds?page=2).

April 9, 2020
A representative from the Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services asks states and territories that offer non-recurrent TANF benefits: what type of benefit is offered; is there a cap or maximum amount; what criteria are used to determine when the benefit is issued and what is the process; and what is the respondent’s name, email address or phone number in case there are follow up questions?
March 26, 2020
In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, a representative of Lake County Social Services in Lower Lake, California is interested in finding out how counties are supporting their TANF staff working from home, as well as what important items are necessary to include when developing a written policy for telework. Additionally, what issues have counties encountered when allowing staff to work from home, such as breach of confidentiality, worker's comp injuries, and damage to county equipment?

Upcoming Events and Webinars

January 28, 2021
Webinar / Webcast | 1:00PM to 2:30PM EST
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