Workforce Services

TANF Public Notice

Arkansas Division of Workforce Services Request for Public Comment

The Arkansas Division of Workforce Services (ADWS) has developed its fiscal year 2022 for the TANF Caseload Reduction Credit Report (ACF-202).  These reports are being made available for public viewing.  DWS is offering the public the opportunity to send comments on the estimates and methodologies used to complete these reports via email to phil.harris@arkansas.gov.

All comments must be submitted no later than COB, March 7, 2023

Form ACF-202 – TANF Caseload Reduction Report


The Arkansas Division of Workforce Services (ADWS) has developed its Fiscal Year 2022 TANF Annual Report.  This report is being made available for public viewing.  ADWS is offering the public the opportunity to send comments for the methodologies used to complete this report via email to phil.harris@arkansas.gov

All comments must be submitted no later than COB, March 7, 2023

Form ACF-204 – TANF Fed Fiscal year 2022 Annual Report


In accordance with 42 U.S.C. 602, the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services (ADWS) is renewing its Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) State Plan for Title IV of the Social Security Act  and complying with the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022 by incorporating the certification for state TANF agencies related to providing information to victims of sexual harassment or survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking. 

The Division of Workforce Services requests public comment on the amended sections of the State Plan.  The plan is available for review on the ADWS website.  Hard copies of the plan are available at DWS/TANF, #2 Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

All comments must be submitted in writing no later than the close of business on January 14, 2023.  Please submit written comments to the Division of Workforce Services (TANF), Attn: Tammy Richardson, PO Box 2981, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203 or  tammy.h.richardson@arkansas.gov.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

FROM THE ARKANSAS DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SERVICES​

Unemployment claims

To file an unemployment claim, please visit EZARC.ADWS.Arkansas.gov. Questions about unemployment insurance claims may be directed to the UI Hotline: 1-844-908-2178.

New FOIA Request Portal

Now Arkansas citizens can submit FOIA requests to ADWS through an easy-to-use online portal! Click the link below to submit a request.

Submit a FOIA Request

1099s

If you received unemployment insurance benefits during the year 2022, you need a 1099 form to file your income tax return. The Arkansas Division of Workforce Services will mail 1099s by January 31, 2023, to the address on file as of January 17, 2023. If you do not receive your 1099 in the mail by February 12, 2023, you may call the UI Hotline to be sure we have the correct address on file. 1099s will not be mailed to updated addresses prior to February 12, 2023. UI Hotline: 1-844-908-2178 Read more here.

ADWS provides interpretation and translation services, at no cost, for clients who need assistance in accessing and participating in available services and programs. To request an interpreter or translator, please contact your nearest local office. 

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ADWS proporciona servicios de interpretación y traducción, sin costo alguno, para clientes que necesitan asistencia accediendo y participando en servicios y programas disponibles. Para solicitar un intérprete o traductor, por favor póngase en contacto con su oficina local más cercana.

ADWS cung cấp dịch vụ thông dịch và phiên dịch miễn phí cho khách hàng cần trợ giúp trong việc tiếp cận và tham gia các dịch vụ và chương trình hiện có. Để yêu cầu thông dịch viên hoặc phiên dịch viên, yêu cầu liên lạc với văn phòng địa phương gần nhất.

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