Cash Assistance for Families with Children- The Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP)
The Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP) provides cash assistance to families with children when the financial resources of the family are insufficient to meet subsistence needs.
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Temporary Assistance to Needy Families: TANF - Louisiana's cash aid program for children and their parents is the Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP). This program, along with the Food Stamp program, is administered by the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services.
The WIC program helps women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, have given birth, and also infants and young children. Learn about WIC eligibility, WIC food categories, and supportive services, and get help finding a local Louisiana WIC clinic.