The day your benefits are available on your independence card is based on the first three letters of your last name. The program is funded through the state of maryland to provide help to individuals without dependent children.
Maryland infoportal the maryland department of planning s online catalog of state assistance programs.
How long does it take to get tca in maryland. With certain exceptions able bodied adults between 16 and 60 years of age must register for work accept an offer of suitable work and take part in an employment and training program when referred to one by the local department of social services. Maryland s tca pays up to a maximum of 709 per month for eligible families of three up to a lifetime limit of 60 months. Since tdap is locally administered contact your local department of social services for local requirements and available funding.
State grants team contact subject experts in each state agency or local government all grant applicants in maryland are subject to an application review per presidential executive order 12372. Many figures used to calculate temporary cash assistance tca benefits are revised annually by the maryland department of human services dhs family investment administration the state agency that administers the program. Updated figures can be found in the code of maryland regulations title 07 subtitle 03 chapter 05.
States receive grants to design and operate programs that determine your eligibility for this benefit. Changes to the program can be found in the code of maryland regulations comar 07 03 03 or on the dhs website. More information about this program is available on the maryland department of human services website.
After your case specialist reviews your case and takes appropriate action you will be contacted within 20 days if necessary. Temporary cash assistance tca maryland s temporary assistance to needy families tanf program provides cash assistance to families with dependent children when available resources do not fully address the family s needs and while preparing program participants for independence through work. Eligibility family must cooperate with child support participate in work.
For more information on temporary cash assistance in maryland call 1 800 332 6347. Please see the schedule below for the day your benefits will be on your card. The maryland temporary cash assistance tca known as the temporary assistance for needy families tanf program federally is designed to help needy families achieve self sufficiency.
New snap ebt issuance schedule january 2016 and beyond issuance date first three letters of last name are between. The temporary disability assistance program tdap is available to help low income disabled marylanders through a period of short term disability or while they are awaiting approval of federal disability support. If a work order is a priority matter such as an issue for an upcoming court date a driver s license suspension or an employer with a wage lien question you will be contacted within 48 hours.