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Washington State Department of Labor
Highlights the laws for the different scenarios that might demand an employment leave
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) provides temporary cash for families in need. Some families participate in the WorkFirst Program. The WorkFirst Program helps participants find and keep jobs. Persons who are caring for a relative's child, or legal guardians or are acting in the place of a parent are also able to apply for TANF benefits on behalf of these children through the Non-Needy Relative, In Loco Parentis and Legal Guardian Program. Persons who are residents of Washington State and are ineligible for TANF solely because of eligibility changes due to the Welfare Reform Act may be eligible for State Family Assistance (SFA). Persons who are eligible for the TANF program may also qualify for our Diversion Cash Assistance. Families who chose this program can get help with living expenses when a family needs short term assistance and meets program requirements.
Washington Work Source
l (360) 407-1389
Job board, job fairs, education and training, resume builder, career information
DC Department of Human Services
(202) 671-4200 ; Contact TTY: 711
Temporary Cash Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) provides cash assistance to needy families with dependent children when available resources do not fully address the family's needs and while preparing program participants for independence through work. Adults with dependent children applying for or receiving TANF must meet financial and technical eligibility requirements. Conditions of eligibility include cooperation with child support, participation in work activities and compliance with substance abuse provisions.
DC Department of Employment Services
(202) 724-7000 ; (202) 698-4817
Career counseling, career planning, resume assistance, direct job placement, classroom and on-the-job-training, information about local and national labor markets, unemployment compensation
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