Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Job and Family Services

Montgomery County Department of Job and Family Services administers Ohio Works First (OWF) which is the financial assistance portion of Ohio's Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program. OWF was established to provide time-limited assistance to eligible families. OWF provides cash benefits to eligible, needy families for up to 36 months. The emphasis of OWF is self-sufficiency, personal responsibility and employment. Applications and eligibility determinations for OWF are completed at the County Department of Job and Family Services.

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The above information is meant for a guide and does not determine eligibility.