What is Temporary assistance for needy families (TANF)?

TANF provides cash assistance to families while they work towards becoming self-sufficient. Once enrolled in TANF you may also be eligible for help receiving job training and education.

Who may be eligible?

    • Families with dependent children living in their home
    • Pregnant women

The My Maine Connection portal also offers a prescreening tool that can help you find out if you may be eligible.

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