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Tennessee (10)
Tennessee Families First Families First is Tennessee's welfare reform plan that replaced the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program. The temporary cash assistance program emphasizes work, training, and personal responsibility. As part of the Families First pr...
Tennessee Food Stamp Program The Tennessee Food Stamp program, financed 100 percent by Federal funds and administered by the Department of Human Services, provides nutritional assistance benefits to children and families, the elderly, the disabled, unemployed and working familie...
Tennessee Head Start The Head Start program (for children ages 3-5) and Early Head Start program (for pregnant women, infants, and toddlers) promote school readiness for children in low-income families by providing comprehensive educational, health, nutritional, and soci...
Tennessee Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is 100% Federally funded through a grant from the Federal Department of Health and Human Services. LIHEAP provides funds to the states to help meet the utility costs of low-income eligible elderl...
Tennessee Special Milk Program The Special Milk Program provides milk to children in schools, childcare institutions, and eligible camps that do not participate in other Federal child nutrition meal service programs. Schools that participate in the National School Lunch or School ...
Tennessee Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) In Tennessee, the WIC program provides nutritious education, health care referrals, breastfeeding support and supplemental nutritious foods to nearly 150,000 women, infants, and children under the age of five through departments in 95 counties. The p...
Tennessee Summer Food Service The Tennessee Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides nutritious meals to children who would normally receive free or reduced price meals when school is in session. SFSP helps children to maintain a nutritious diet and helps their families to str...
Tennessee TennCare TennCare is a program providing health insurance to people who are eligible for Medicaid and to certain other people who lack access to insurance. A managed care model is used for delivering program ben...
Tennessee Unemployment Insurance Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Tennessee's eligibility requirements....
Tennessee Weatherization Assistance Program The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is 100 percent Federally funded through a grant from the Federal Department of Energy. The program provides funds to states to assist with the weatherization of the homes of low income elderly and disabled ...