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President Joe Biden’s New Executive Actions Deliver Economic Relief for American Families, Businesses Amid the COVID-19 Crises

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – The COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic has forced the United States economy into an economic crisis. Across the country, more than 10 million Americans are unemployed, 14 million renters are behind on payments, and 29 million adults – and at least 8 million children – are struggling with food insecurity.

Because of pervasive systemic racism and inequality in our economy, the burdens of this economic crisis are hitting communities of color and other underserved families hardest.

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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SNAP Recipients May Have More Benefits Than They Realize

 

Legal Aid SocietyNashville, TN – The COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic has caused upheaval to the lives of almost everyone, but the effects have been most pronounced among lower-income people.
 
Here in Tennessee, many residents who might have just been getting by have found their work hours cut, or their positions eliminated entirely, since stay-at-home orders began in March.

Patty Sellars

Patty Sellars

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Tennessee Making it More Convenient to Apply for Services

 

Tennessee Department of Human Services is waiving the interview requirement for many individuals seeking benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) has received approval from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to temporarily waive one step in the process for individuals receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) benefits.

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Tennessee Department of Human Services extends Application Period for Pandemic Food Assistance until August 14th

 

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – Tennessee parents have additional time to apply for an important program designed to help them feed their families during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Applications will now be accepted online for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program here until Friday, August 14th at 4:30pm CT.

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Tennessee Department of Human Services Extending Deadline for Families to Apply for Pandemic Food Assistance until July 27th

 

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is taking steps to ensure parents are able to receive a program designed to help them feed their children during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

Applications will be accepted online for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program here until Monday, July 27th at 4:30pm CT.

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Deadline Extended for Families to Apply for COVID-19 Food Assistance

 

Applications for Pandemic EBT program will now be accepted until July 13th

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – Families across Tennessee still have time to apply for an important program designed to help support them through the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. 

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) has extended the deadline to apply for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program until Monday, July 13th, 2020 at 4:30pm Central Time.

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Tennesseans Now Able to Use SNAP Benefits to Buy Food Online

 

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – Tennesseans who utilize the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to feed their families now have a new resource to help during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. 

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved Tennessee for a pilot program that allows SNAP benefits to be used to buy food online with Amazon and Walmart. 

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Tennessee Department of Human Services Installs New COVID-19 Precautions for Office Visitors

 

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is implementing new COVID-19 Coronavirus precautions for all visitors entering office lobbies across the state.

These rules will impact customers coming into state offices for scheduled in-person appointments beginning Monday, June 1st, 2020.

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Coronavirus

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New Assistance Available for Victims of the April 12th Tornado

 

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is making new resources available to those with a financial need who were impacted by the April 12th, 2020 tornado disaster.

Beginning Wednesday, May 6th, 2020, individuals can apply for both Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) benefits and the Families First/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Emergency Cash Assistance program.

Families encouraged to apply for food and financial support while recovering from the disaster

Families encouraged to apply for food and financial support while recovering from the disaster

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Tennessee Department of Human Services begins In Person Services by Appointment Only, Monday

 

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is taking immediate steps to ensure access to critical services and benefits for customers while protecting the health of employees and the public in response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

After a careful analysis of foot traffic and the health and safety guidelines for coronavirus (COVID-19 provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Tennessee Department of Health, the TDHS has decided to move to appointment only for in person services beginning Monday, March 23rd, 2020.

Tennessee Department of Human Services Online and telephone services remain available to all Tennesseans.

Tennessee Department of Human Services Online and telephone services remain available to all Tennesseans.

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