Part A—BLOCK GRANTS TO STATES FOR TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES
(1) provide assistance to needy families so that children may be cared for in their own homes or in the homes of relatives;
(2) end the dependence of needy parents on government benefits by promoting job preparation, work, and marriage;
(3) prevent and reduce the incidence of out-of-wedlock pregnancies and establish annual numerical goals for preventing and reducing the incidence of these pregnancies; and
(4) encourage the formation and maintenance of two-parent families.
(b) No Individual Entitlement.—This part shall not be interpreted to entitle any individual or family to assistance under any State program funded under this part.
 See Vol. II, P.L. 104-193, §115, with respect to denial of assistance and benefits for certain drug-related convictions; §402, with respect to limited eligibility of qualified aliens for certain Federal programs; §422, with respect to authority for States to provide for attribution of sponsors income and resources to the alien with respect to State programs; and §911, with respect to fraud under means-tested welfare and public assistance programs.
See Vol. II, P.L. 109-68, §8, with respect to availability of additional unspent TANF funds for families affected by Hurricane Katrina.
See Vol. II, P.L. 109-171, §7101(a), with respect to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and Related Programs Funding.