Work First Cash Assistance
The Work First Family Assistance program provides temporary cash assistance TANF
check for families who meet the state's financial and reserve requirements. The
amount of the monthly Work First Family Assistance benefit is determined by the
number of members eligible in the family, the amount of income for the family and
requires the family to meet conditions of a Mutual Responsibility Agreement. This
includes registration with the Employment Security Commission and developing a plan
for employment, keeping children in school, and cooperating with Child Support Enforcement.
You may apply for Work First Family Assistance Monday - Friday from 8:00 am
to 4:30 pm at:
The Dept. of Social Services Building
741 North Highland Avenue
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Please bring the following pieces of information for all family members with you:
- Birth Certificates
- Social Security Numbers
- Verification of income of any kind
- Verification of assets such as bank accounts, insurance policies, property, etc.
If you have any questions, call (336) 703-3802.