In order to qualify for Texas Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or TANF, which is the state's cash aid welfare program, the applicant must be a United States citizen or U.S. national, a resident of Texas, be pregn... More »

Whether or not families and individuals qualify for welfare depends on several factors, including income, size of family and emergency situations like homelessness, hospital visits and teenage pregnancy. Welfare requirem... More »

There are several programs within the basic welfare program, but the basic criteria for all the programs is that recipients agree to work on getting out of the program within a specific time frame. Welfare programs inclu... More »

One way to receive temporary financial help is to apply for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or TANF, according to Individuals may apply for TANF online or in person at the local Department of Health a... More »

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or TANF, is a federal program that provides grants to states for programs that provide assistance to families in poverty. The federal government allows states to design and implem... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Temporary Aid to Needy Families is a federally funded program providing cash assistance to low-income families with dependent children, helping them become self-sufficient. TANF replaced federal welfare programs by provi... More » Government & Politics Social Services

The state of Texas' SNAP Food Benefits program requires general information on current money holdings, income, past and current benefits received, expenses, and previous medical history in order to process an application... More »