Tribal TANF News

Sosoba Tribal TANF

The Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians Tribal TANF program has received approval from the Administration for Children and Families to expand their service population and service area to now include all eligible Cahuilla Indian Tribe members, eligible members of a federal recognized Tribe, members of the California Judgment Roll, their descendants and families, who reside on the Cahuilla Indian Reservation and in the City of Riverside, effective May 1, 2018.

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The Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation (TDN) joins the Tribal TANF program to provide TANF services to all eligible Indian families of the TDN residing on the TDN reservation and all eligible enrolled members of the TDN and their families who reside in the off-reservation areas of Del Norte and Humboldt Counties, effective April 1, 2018.

OVCDC636633993743473328The Owens Valley Career Development Center Tribal TANF program has received approval from the Administration for Children and Families to provide TANF services to all eligible members of federally recognized American Indian/American Native tribes, and members of the California Judgment Roll, their descendants and families, who reside in the off-reservation areas of Ventura County, California, effective April 1, 2018.

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  • The Tribal TANF Administrators' meeting summary for August 14, 2018, is now available. 
  • ACL 18-45 (April 10, 2018)  Temporary Assistance For Needy Families (TANF) And California Work Opportunity And Responsibility To Kids (CalWORKs) Time Limit Exemption For Recipients Living In Indian Country Where The Unemployment Level Of Adults Is 50 Percent Or Higher has been posted.
  • The Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) between the California Department of Social Services and each Tribal TANF program have been renewed and will expire June 30, 2019.