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Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) in Tennessee

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Definition and Source



The indicator shows the number of recipients who received benefits through Tennessee's Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) programs. Rate is per 1,000 population. Estimates are based on state fiscal year (July-June).

Data Source

TANF data were collected from the Tennessee Department of Human Services. Population data were received from the Division of Population Health Assessment, Tennessee Department of Health. The Kids Count division on the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth organized data and calculated rates.

Last Updated

October 2023