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Division of Family Resources - Scott County

Last Update:5/11/2018
Contact:Nancy Lowry
Title:Regional Manager
Address:1048 W Community Way
Scottsburg, IN 47170
County:Scott
Phone:
Toll Free:(800) 403-0864
Fax:
TDY:
E-Mail:
Website:www.in.gov/fssa/dfr/2999.htm
Mission
The Division of Family Resources (DFR) strengthens families through services that focus on:
· prevention
· early intervention,
· self-sufficiency,
· family support and
· preservation
Program Description
The Bureau of Family Resources manages the following services:

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) provides financial assistance to low-income families with a child under the age of 18 years of age who is deprived of parental support of one or more parents.

The Food Stamp program is designed to raise the nutritional level of low income households by increasing available food purchasing dollars with food stamp coupons.

The Indiana Manpower & Comprehensive Training (IMPACT) service provides to TANF and Food Stamp recipients job-related services to help them become economically self-sufficient.

The Housing & Community Services section assists low-income Hoosier families and individuals through a collaborative effort with 24 Community Action Agencies (CAAs) throughout Indiana. Services may include employment assistance, education, income management, housing, emergency services, nutrition, transportation, and energy assistance
Financial
Public assistance programs have various financial limits, dependent upon the type of assistance that is applied for; most use some level of the Federal Poverty Index for eligibility.
Services
Children Special Health Care Services (CSHCS)
Financial Assistance
Medicaid
Counties Serviced
Scott
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