• By Ann Roberts
  • Posted Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Public Comment for Temporary Assistance For Needy Families State Plan

Public comment is sought on the revision of the proposed 2019-2022 Temporary Assistance For Needy Families (TANF) State Plan, which outlines how the state will facilitate the TANF program, over the next three years.

RALEIGH — Public comment is sought on the revision of the proposed 2019-2022 TANF State Plan, which outlines how the state will facilitate the TANF program, over the next three years. The NC Department of Health and Human Services will submit the North Carolina Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) State Plan to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. This draft plan covers the Federal Fiscal Years 2019-2022 and must be submitted by September 30, 2019. The TANF State Plan will be available for public review and comment July 16, 2019 – August 30, 2019.

The TANF Block Grant is the major source of federal funding for a wide range of benefits, services, and activities to assist needy families with children. The TANF State Plan is required for North Carolina to receive TANF block grant funds. The TANF State Plan describes major program provisions and outlines who is eligible, program participation requirements, and program benefits.

The written plan will be available for review through August 30, 2019 at the following locations:

  • Each county department of social services during normal business hours
  • Online at https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/social-services/public-notices
  • Division of Social Services, McBryde Building, Dorothea Dix Campus, 820 S. Boylan Ave., Raleigh, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday

Comments on the report must be submitted in writing at no later than August 30, 2019 by one of the following methods:

Mail: Re: Work First TANF State Plan Comments
Kisha Gorham
Work First Policy Consultant
2408 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2408

Email: Work_First_TANF_State_Plan_Comments@dhhs.nc.gov.

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