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Hotline for Tennessee emergency cash assistance

If you applied for emergency cash assistance due to COVID-19 with the Tennessee Department of Human Services, there is a disaster hotline you can call to see if you’ve been approved and how much your family will receive through the state of Tennessee.

You can call 1-833-496-0661. Before calling, be sure to have your social security number ready.
It’s worth mentioning, this is a program through the State of Tennessee and is in now way connected to the federal government’s CARES stimulus program.

Before you do call, here are a few things you should know:

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*You will likely receive a response via email within 10-15 days, so you can check there first. If you are approved, a card will be mailed to you.

*If you are denied, you can appeal the decision by clicking here

See a full list of guidelines by clicking here

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