TANF Caseload and Application Data for the Fourth Quarter of FY 2016

The Office of Family Assistance published the TANF caseload and application data for the fourth quarter of fiscal year (FY) 2016, which completes the data for FY 2016. The data include assistance through state TANF and separate state program maintenance-of-effort (SSP-MOE) programs. In FY 2016, an average of 1.52 million families received TANF and SSP-MOE cash assistance each month, representing approximately 3.9 million recipients. In comparison to FY 2015, 7.0 percent fewer families received cash assistance.
Record Type: 
Stakeholder Resource
Publication Date: 
January, 2017
January 2017
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