Children receiving Families First grants (TANF)

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Definitions: The monthly average number and percent of children under age 18 who receive financial support from the state's Families First program through Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) funds. Estimates are based on a state fiscal year (July - June).

Data Source: The Tennessee Department of Human Services provided Families First figures. Population data were collected from the division of Vital Records and Statistics, Tennessee Department of Health . The KIDS COUNT division of the Tennessee Commission of Children and Youth organized data and calculated rates.

Footnotes: *The Tennessee Department of Human Services submitted corrected counts for 2001 and 2002. Corrected values for 2001 and 2002 are shown, effective March 29, 2005.