The Albany County Commissioners are accepting sub-recipient applications for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Community Partnership (TANF/CPI) grant application.
All entities within Albany County that meet the following TANF/CPI guidelines are eligible to apply:
Encourage the formation and maintenance of two parent families
End the dependence of needy parents on government benefits by promoting job preparation, work and marriage
Prevent and reduce out-of-wedlock pregnancies and establishing annual numerical goals for preventing and reducing the incidence of these pregnancies
Provide assistance to needy families so that children may be cared for in their own homes or in the homes of relatives
Participants served with TANF funds shall be families with a child(ren) whose income is below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) who are at risk of long-term poverty. Participants shall also meet citizenship/eligible immigrant and residency criteria.