Virgin Islands TANF Program

Learn about TANF Virgin Islands. The official name for the state TANF program is Virgin Islands Family Improvement Program. The department that handles Temporary Assistance for Needy Families is the Department of Human Services. If you have questions about VI 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 Virgin Islands Family Improvement Program provides temporary cash benefits and supportive services to the neediest of children and their families in Virgin Islands.

With monthly cash payments, VI 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 Virgin Islands, use the contact information listed below.

Who can get TANF

If you are looking to apply for the Virgin Islands 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 VI. To view the full application process, see how to apply for TANF in Virgin Islands.

Virgin Islands Tribal TANF

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

DHS Street Croix Central Offices
3011 Golden Rock St Croix, 00820
Phone: 340-773-2323

  • TANF Office Location

    Virgin Islands Family Improvement Program
    1303 Hospital Ground Building A
    Charlotte Amalie, VI 00802

  • TANF Phone Number

    The phone number for the Virgin Islands TANF office is 340-774-0930.

  • TANF Website

    To view the Virgin Islands TANF website, click here.

Map of Virgin Islands TANF Office