Florida Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA)

The Florida Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) program supports low-income qualified families with minor children through temporary financial assistance.

TCA is available to pregnant women in their third trimester and cannot work, and to pregnant women in the 9th month of pregnancy.

The program requires adults available to work to participate in work-related activities through the Welfare Transition Program (WTP). The program aims to lead families towards self-sufficiency.

FAQ’s about Florida Temporary Cash Assistance


How can I get cash assistance in Florida?

Start your application online through Florida’s self-service web-based application, ACCESS Florida. An automated eligibility process will determine if you qualify. There will be an interview for determining your family’s eligibility for the program.

Call 1-866-762-2237 for updates on the status of your application.

How much do you get for TANF in Florida? 

A family of three receives $303 monthly cash assistance for up to 48 months. there may be exceptions in the face of severe hardships.


The Up-front Diversion Program provides a one-time payment for up to $1000 to families in need of short-term help rather than long-term ongoing cash assistance.

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