Children receiving TANF in South Dakota

Change Indicator

Why This Indicator Matters

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides temporary financial assistance for pregnant women and families with one or more dependent children. TANF provides financial assistance to help pay for food, shelter, utilities, and expenses other than medical.
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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: The number of children ages 0 to 17 receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits.

Data Source: South Dakota Department of Social Services http://dss.sd.gov/economicassistance/

Footnotes: UPDATED - October 2019
NA - Data is suppressed when there are 5 or fewer children in the matching geography.
DATE - Data are for State Fiscal Years.