Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

ORS 412.006
Administration of temporary assistance for needy families program

  • rules


The Department of Human Services shall administer the temporary assistance for needy families program, consistent with the requirements in 45 C.F.R. part 260, to provide to families with children:




Case management services that focus on the strengths of the parents or caretaker relatives;


Resources and referrals for education and training or education or training services;


Work and work preparation services; and


Resources, referrals or services to improve the family’s economic stability, including but not limited to:


Mental health and addiction treatment;


Housing; and


Child care.


The department shall adopt rules to carry out the provisions of this section. [Formerly 418.040; 2009 c.11 §53; 2015 c.765 §11; 2019 c.602 §2]

(formerly 418.040)

Notes of Decisions

Support services given to facilitate participation in program of employment or self-sufficiency skills development are not assistance or aid. Huxford v. Adult and Family Services Division, 174 Or App 1, 23 P3d 390 (2001), Sup Ct review denied


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Mar. 11, 2023