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Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

(Program)

*  Help for needy men, women and children through the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families.  This program consists of cash assistance to eligible needy families that include a minor child living with a parent (including families where both parents are in the household) or a caretaker relative. 

* Offers quality housing unit/repair.

* Provides information and referral for DHS clients experiencing difficulties with landlords through the Landlord hotline.

* Offers the employment unit that assists in job seeking services.

* Provides assistance safety planning, obtaining legal documents, and securing safe shelter to TANF clients who are victims of domestic violence.

Eligibility: Low or marginal income. Landlords participate in housing and repair program. Landlords must agree to rent for two years at Social Services rate.

Application Process: Call switchboard for referral to appropriate department information.

Fees: None.

Coverage Note: Monroe County.

Languages: Interpreters are available upon request.

This program is offered at these sites:

Map Marker 1 Monroe County Department of Human Services Westfall Road

Address:
111 Westfall Road
Rochester NY 14620
585-753-2780
(Service/Intake)
Questions about pending cases
585-753-2750
(Service/Intake)
Questions about active TA cases
585-753-6298
(Main)
Westfall and St. Paul St.
Hours:
M-F 8:00AM-4:00PM.

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Map Marker 2 Monroe County Human Services Department St. Paul Street

Address:
691 Saint Paul Street
Rochester NY 14605
585-753-2780
(Service/Intake)
Questions about pending cases
585-753-2750
(Service/Intake)
Questions about active TA cases
585-753-6000
(Main)
Westfall and St. Paul St.
Hours:
M-F 8:00AM-4:00PM.
Bus Service:

Bus service.

Disabilities Access:

Accessible.

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Monroe County Department of Human Services

Monroe County Department of Human Services provides income support services, medical assistance and comprehensive services to populations in need.

111 Westfall Road
Rochester NY 14620

Hours: M-F 8:00AM-4:00PM

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