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  • TANF WORKS!

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    TANF WORKS!

    TANF/WIOA Collaboration

    This series describes promising collaboration strategies between Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) programs to serve low-income or vulnerable populations. Gathered through conversations with TANF agencies and their workforce and educat...
  • Youth Mentoring

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    Youth Mentoring

    Positive Involvement Benefits

    Positive involvement with at-risk youth reaps benefits for them, including increased retention and graduation rates from school, enrollment in post-secondary education, and participation in the labor market. Learn more about models and practices.
  • Child Support

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    Child Support

    NCPs and Child Support

    Noncustodial parents are financially obligated to support their underage children, yet they often face a variety of challenges to meet this responsibility. Learn more about programs and support for noncustodial parents.
  • Kinship Care

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    Kinship Care

    Benefits of Kinship Care

    In some families, parents are not the only ones that care for children – kinship ties to youth can often extend to grandparents, other relatives, and even close friends. Learn more about the benefits of kinship care.
  • Newsletter

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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

    Don’t know where to turn when seeking information about an issue that your organization is facing? The Resource Library is a treasure trove of briefs, reports, factsheets, infographics, and innovative programs.

Recently Asked Questions

September 21, 2018
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?
August 17, 2018
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.
June 25, 2018
Idaho is interested in hearing from states who have used TANF funds for relative placement for the first 60 days of a child coming into Foster Care.

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