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The New Economic Recovery Law: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Resources

The Children’s Defense Fund has gathered useful materials from federal agencies, congressional sources, and advocacy and other organizations that can help you become familiar with the Recovery Act funding and program activities available in states and communities. The New Economic Recovery Law: Resources to Help Children and the Economy provides links to these materials. This section of the guide provides information and resources for TANF and will be updated frequently to provide the latest and most helpful resources. 

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Departmental and Congressional Organizations

Advocacy and Other Organizations