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Adult Mental Health (AMH)

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) / Substance Abuse and Mental Health (SAMH)


TANF SAMH Program Services

Eligible TANF SAMH program services include: aftercare, assessment, case management, crisis management/emergency services, day care, in-home and on-site, incidental expenses, intensive case management, intervention, outpatient/individual and group, outreach, prevention, prevention/intervention day, residential levels 1-4, respite care, room and board with supervision, supported employment, supported housing/living, and treatment alternatives for safer communities.

How To Access

TANF services can be accessed via walk-ins/referrals to a community Substance Abuse and Mental Health (SAMH) provider or by contacting the SAMH headquarters office.

The process is initiated by the Community Substance Abuse and/or Mental Health provider who identifies that a person needs substance abuse and/or mental health services and may be eligible for those services to be paid for by TANF SAMH. Once determined eligible for SAMH TANF services, a confirmation is sent to the service provider.

List of TANF Mental Health and Substance Abuse Providers by Region/County

For more information please contact us at:
Florida Department of Children & Families
Substance Abuse and Mental Health
2415 North Monroe Street, Suite 400
Tallahassee, FL 32303-4190
Phone: 850-488-8304
Fax: 850-413-6887