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Family support

Family support

Find help to support your children while you're unemployed.

Child Tax Credit

The Child Tax Credit, part of the American Rescue Plan, is available to help families raising children make ends meet. As of July, 2021, it provides monthly payments for every child up to 17 years old. Single parent families who earn up to $112,500 and couples who make up to $150,000 may qualify. Learn more from the information below.

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

If you have dependent children, you may qualify for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), which provides cash and other assistance to low-income families.

Each state runs its own TANF program with different rules and benefits. Find your state’s TANF program to learn more.