Cumberland County residents interested in applying for TANF/Work First should check in at reception desk 20 or 21 on the second floor of the Cumberland County Department of Social Services, 1225 Ramsey St., Fayetteville, NC. between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Potential applicants will be directed to the Resource Center to view a short (15 minutes) presentation about the Work First program. After learning about the Work First program and speaking briefly with a worker, if the individual chooses to apply for Work First, he/she will be immediately signed in to see a worker to begin the application process. TANF is available only to families with a dependent child living in the home. See the Information Sessions link below to learn more about the requirements for TANF and other benefits.
INFORMATION SESSION (PowerPoint Slide Show)