Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) provides temporary financial assistance to needy eligible families with children. TANF promotes economic independence, work first, and personal responsibility through participation in the Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare (VIEW) program.
For a Child to Be Eligible He/She Must Be:
Under age 18, or if 18, will graduate from high school before age 19
Going to school regularly if he is between the ages of five and 18