What is OTTANF?

OTTANF (One-time TANF) is a lump sum grant of $1,000 offered through HHSC and intended to help TANF applicants experiencing short-term crises by providing upfront financial assistance along with exposure to the services offered by Workforce Solutions Offices. TANF applicants who receive OTTANF are not eligible to participate in Choices or receive TANF assistance for the 12 months following receipt of OTTANF.

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1. What is TANF?
2. What is SNAP?
3. What is monthly TANF?
4. What is OTTANF?
5. What is a conditional applicant?
6. What does mandatory participant mean?
7. What does exempt mean?
8. What is non-cooperation?
9. What is a sanction?
10. What is a work code?
11. What is an 1836A/B form?