Family Assistance Program

Programs of the Family Assistance Division include benefits and services so as to encourage the care of children in their own homes or in the homes of relatives. Services/benefits to eligible families include:

  • temporary cash payments
  • work and job training services
  • child care assistance for parents engaged in work and training activities

  • The Family Assistance Program provides temporary cash assistance for basic needs for low income families with children under age 18 or age 19 if s/he is a full time student in a secondary school or in the equivalent level of vocational or technical training. Assistance is issued on Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards. Recipients are not to use EBT cards in liquor, wine or beer stores, casinos or other gambling establishments, strip clubs, tattoo or body piercing facilities or facilities providing psychic services. Benefits are not to be used to buy liquor, wine, beer, tobacco products or lottery tickets.


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    More Information
    Alabama's Report on Engagement
    Alabama's Second Report on Engagement
    EBT Account Information
    TANF State Plan
    Family Assistance Eligibility Requirements
    Language Assistance Plan
    Application for Family Assistance
    Fatherhood Facts
    Formulario de solicitud de ayuda
    Is My Family Eligible?
    Resumen De Los Requisitos De Eligibilidad
    The Alabama Fatherhood Directory
    Voter Registration Information
    WIOA Draft
    Comment Form for WIOA Draft


    Family Assistance Links

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