Arizona TANF Program

Learn about TANF Arizona. The official name for the state TANF program is Arizona Cash Assistance. The department that handles Temporary Assistance for Needy Families is the Department of Economic Security. If you have questions about AZ TANF, please use the contact information below.

What is TANF benefits?

The goal of the TANF program is to provide benefits to families in need with both financial assistance and work opportunities, assisting the family to become self-sufficient. The Arizona Cash Assistance provides temporary cash benefits and supportive services to the neediest of children and their families in Arizona.

With monthly cash payments, AZ TANF can help families pay for items like food, housing, furniture, utilities, clothing, phone, transportation, laundry, supplies for the home and some medical supplies that are not paid for by Medicaid. To find out more information about TANF Arizona, use the contact information listed below.

Who can get TANF

If you are looking to apply for the Arizona TANF program, then you will need to meet certain requirements. To qualify for TANF you will need to have low income, be either a US citizen, have a green card, or be an American Indian born outside the US. You also will need to be either pregnant with no other children in the house, or have children under the age of 18 with the parents still living together.

Or the children are living with relatives or other custodial adult, or an 18-year-old child who has not graduated high school and who is a full-time student at a secondary, vocational or technical training school or a disabled person between the ages of 19 and 21 who is participating in a full-time secondary school program. You will also need to live in the state of AZ. To view the full application process, see how to apply for TANF in Arizona.

Arizona Tribal TANF

Below is a list of tribal offices that handle TANF benefits in their area.

Hopi Tribe
PO Box 68 Second Mesa, 86043
Phone: 928-734-2202

Navajo Nation
PO Box 4590 ,
Phone: 928-810-8552
Pascua Yaqui
7474 S. Camino de Oeste Tucson, 85757
Phone: 520-879-5645
Salt River - Pima Maricopa
10005 E. Osborne Road Scottsdale, 85356
Phone: 480-362-5659
San Carlos Apache Tribe
PO Box 871 Perdot, 85542
Phone: 928-475-5011
White Mountain Apache Tribe
PO Box 1150 White River, 85941
Phone: 928-338-4164

  • TANF Office Location

    Arizona Cash Assistance
    1717 W. Jefferson
    Phoenix, AZ 85007

  • TANF Phone Number

    The phone number for the Arizona TANF office is 800-352-8401 or 602-542-9935.

  • TANF Website

    To view the Arizona TANF website, click here.

Map of Arizona TANF Office