Welcome to the Family Assistance Online Application!

To start a new online application or to continue working on a saved application, you will need to login to your DHS Account.
To Create a new account, please click on the following link: Create DHS Account.

Forgot your username or password?
Clients may also apply for benefits and submit certification materials by submitting their information to their county office by mail, fax, or hand delivery.

If you would rather download a paper application and submit it to your local office, please select a language and click the Download Application button.


Print and sign the application and fax, mail, or bring it to a DHS county office for us to process. Click HERE to use our Local Office Locator.

Click HERE to see a list of Verification Requirements.
Non-Discrimination Statement - English https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/human-services/hs/nondiscrim-english.pdf

Declaración de No Discriminación-Español https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/human-services/hs/nondiscrim-spanish.pdf

بيان عدم التمييز-العربية https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/human-services/hs/nondiscrim-arabic.pdf

Qoraalka Takoor La'aanta - Somali https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/human-services/hs/nondiscrim-somali.pdf


This institution is an equal opportunity provider. You may also write:

Tennessee Department of Human Services
Office of General Counsel, Compliance Officer
James K. Polk Building
505 Deaderick Street, 14th floor
Nashville, TN 37243
or call (615) 313-4700.