TANF - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) – Cash Assistance

The Montana Department of Health and Human Services (DPHHS) supports the TANF program. Montana Interactive (MI) is not a government partner on the TANF program therefore MI is unable to assist with questions. Please use the following resources for assistance.


For information on TANF eligibility - https://dphhs.mt.gov/hcsd/tanf

To Apply online for TANF benefits - apply.mt.gov 

For in person assistance Call the Public Assistance Helpline -1(888)706-1535

For a PDF application email -


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