Every System Plays a Role in Working to End Homelessness: How the TANF System Can Support Economic Opportunity for Families Experiencing Homelessness

Apr 14, 2016 | by
  • Description

The resources and services available through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program are critical to addressing and ending family homelessness. State and local TANF programs can be leveraged to provide access to critical work opportunities and support services for families experiencing homelessness. This resource provides an overview of the TANF program, examples of where state and local TANF programs have been leveraged to support homeless families, and offers recommendations to ensure that TANF resources are leveraged effectively to support homeless families.