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DHS Releases Proposed TANF State Plan for Public Comment

Friday, November 3, 2017

Washington, D.C.

The Department of Human Services has posted the proposed TANF State Plan for a 45-day notice and comment period. All comments should be submitted on or before December 18, 2017 either by US mail to:

Anthea Seymour, Administrator
Economic Security Administration
Department of Human Services
64 New York Ave NE – 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20002

or you may email comments to [email protected]

The TANF state plan reflects how the District of Columbia intends to allocate the federal TANF grant, and also services through which it intends to fulfill its Maintenance of Effort (MOE) spending obligation. The plan is submitted every three years.