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Michigan Department of Human Services

1-855-275-6424 (1-855-ASK-MICH)

Temporary cash assistance is available for eligible pregnant women and low-income families with minor children. Use MI Bridges to apply for assistance, check your eligibility status and manage your account.

Michigan Works!

800-285-WORKS (285-9675)

Job seeker services, including skills assessments; workshops; networking; training services; labor market information

Minnesota Department of Human Services

Call the DHS Information Desk at 651-431-2000 (TTY/TDD service: 800-627-3529)

The Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) helps families with children meet their basic needs, while helping parents move to financial stability through work. Parents are expected to work, and are supported in working with both cash and food assistance. Most families have a lifetime limit of 60 months on MFIP.

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)

Twin Cities - 651-259-7114 ; Greater Minnesota - 800-657-3858; TTY - 651-296-3900

Workshops and training, WorkForce center locators, job listings, employment programs

Mississippi Department of Human Services


The TANF Program provides benefits for families with needy children under age 18. The TANF Program is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency through employment and training activities provided by the TANF Work Program (TWP). TANF supportive services such as assistance with child care and transportation expenses are available to help the adults in the family prepare for employment and to promote self-sufficiency.

Mississippi Department of Employment Security

Those needing TTY assistance may call 800-582-2233.

WIN Job Centers are service centers that offer programs and resources geared toward your job seeking and claim needs.

Missouri Department of Social Services

(573) 751-3221

The purpose of the Temporary Assistance Program is to provide assistance to needy families with children so they can be cared for in their own home and to reduce dependency by promoting job preparation, work and marriage.

Missouri Division of Workforce Development

1-888-728-JOBS (5627) ; TTY User: 1-800-735-2966 or 711 for Relay Missouri

Job listings, career tools, education and training

Montana Official State Website

TANF cash assistance is a program providing temporary financial assistance to needy families. The receipt of TANF cash assistance is limited to 60 months in an adult's lifetime.

Montana Department of Labor & Industry

406/444-4100 ; TTY: (406) 444-0532

Job search tools, training programs, career assistance, education and training

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services

Call (800) 383-4278

Online assessment to see which programs may fit your needs; economic assistance application; application for healthcare or medicaid programs


Career tools, education and training, career center locations, labor market information, financial services and planning

Nevada Department of Health and Human Services: Division of Welfare and Supportive Services

775-684-0615 or 800-992-0900 (voice) or 800-326-6888 (TTY)

The mission of the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services is to provide quality, timely and temporary services enabling Nevada families, the disabled and elderly to achieve their highest levels of self-sufficiency. These programs include financial help (TANF), energy assistance, food assistance (SNAP), and child care assistance.

Nevada Job Connect

Job listings, career tools, education and training



Job search tools and tips; education and training programs

State of New Jersey Department of Human Services--Division of Family Development

The state's welfare reform program, WorkFirst NJ, emphasizes work as the first step toward building a new life and a brighter future. Our goal is to help people get off welfare, secure employment and become self-sufficient, through job training, education and work activities. WFNJ provides temporary cash assistance and many other support services to families through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.


One-stop career centers, job club, education and training, job search tools

Human Services Department

ISD Customer Service Center: (800) 283-4465 ; Local to Albuquerque: (505) 222-9160 ; Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program: (888) 523-0051

NMWorks provides a monthly cash benefit to be used to meet basic family needs such as housing, utilities, and clothing costs.

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