5.9 Coordinating with TANF Agencies to Improve Families’ Housing and Employment Outcomes


Conference Presentation | August 15, 2012

Files: Coordinating with TANF Agencies to Improve Families Housing and Employment Outcomes by Rebecca Rhoads (PDF | 1006 KB | 23 slides) How TANF Agencies Can Help You Meet Your Goals of Ending Family Homelessness by Sharon McDonald (PDF | 131 KB | 7 slides) Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: Involvement and Partnerships by Helen Thatcher (PDF | 118 KB | 13 slides)

Integrating housing and employment interventions can reduce the amount of time families remain homeless, increase the effectiveness of short-term rent subsidies, and allow families to become more self-sufficient. This workshop will examine how some local communities are building bridges between their family homeless service system and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) income and employment services.

The powerpoint presentations for this workshop are available for download above.


  • Sharon McDonald, National Alliance to End Homelessness, Washington, DC (Speaker/Moderator)
  • Rebecca Rhoads, Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness, Lawrenceville, NJ
  • Helen Thatcher, Utah Department of Workforce Services, Salt Lake City, UT