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 state public assistance and welfare information.

State Public Assistance Information

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

Need More State Public Assistance Information? An Attorney Can Help

Making ends meet can be extremely difficult for single parents, so it's good to know that there are public services available for those in need. And depending on your situation, you may need some help navigating the law. Some attorneys and legal clinics operate on a sliding scale or provide pro bono (free) legal services. Find out more by speaking with a child support attorney near you.

Next Steps

Contact a qualified child support attorney to make sure your rights are protected.

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