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State Public Assistance/Welfare Information

Caring for a child is expensive. Given today's economic climate and rising child care costs, many families are seeking financial assistance through federal and state public assistance programs. The federal government's primary assistance program is the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, while each state has its own individual assistance program. Use the list below to find links to your state's public assistance website.

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

More Information

For more information on public assistance, check out FindLaw's article, Beyond Child Support - Public Assistance. To suggest a resource for this page, please feel free to e-mail us with additional information.

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