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    Mental Health

    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.
  • Resource Highlight

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    Resource Highlight


    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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    Sign up now for the OFA PeerTA newsletter – your weekly source for resources on current trends and research findings, OFA guidance, and announcements of upcoming events. There is also an interactive Q&A section where you can submit and answer questions arising from the field.
  • Resource Library

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    Resource Library

    PeerTA and Partner Resources

    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.

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.

Upcoming Events and Webinars

May 29, 2019
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