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Recent Library Content

05/15/2020 - DTA
Relocation Benefits are provided to certain TAFDC or EAEDC families leaving an emergency or domestic violence shelter or a Teen... Read more
05/15/2020 - DTA
Effective April 1, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act temporarily suspended the ABAWD Work Rules. This suspension shall... Read more
05/15/2020 - DTA
Based on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the Department is extending certification periods and waiving the Interim Report (IR... Read more
05/12/2020 - DTA
Due to the COVID-19 health crisis and closure of TAO offices, procedural and interim operational changes are required for the... Read more
05/01/2020 - DTA
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Department is streamlining the EBT card issuance process. This... Read more

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