A minor parent may receive TANF for up to 6 months without having to live with a parent, adult relative, or legal guardian, or in a maternity home or other adult-supervised arrangement, or meet one of the exemptions to the minor live-at-home
This 6-month period does not have to be:
A teen parent under the age of 18 who does not meet the minor live-at-home policy must cooperate with TPS in their attempt to help the teen find housing that meets the live-at-home requirement or an exception to it.
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