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Participants in State’s Families First/TANF Program to Receive a One-Time Additional Payment of $500
The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is providing extra support to thousands of families who receive monthly cash assistance through the state’s Families First program. Households with a case in the Families First Program as of December 1, 2022, will receive a one-time additional payment of $500 on their existing Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards. This one-time payment will be available beginning December 1, 2022.View Newsroom