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How to Create a Tennessee DHS Account

To start a new online application for benefits in Tennessee or to continue working on a saved application, you will need to login to your Department of Humans Services (DHS) Account. If you do not currently have a DHS account, we can help you create one. In this post, we will walk you through the step by step process to help you create a Tennessee DHS Account.

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Create a Tennessee DHS Account

The first step in creating a Tennessee DHS account is to visit the DHS benefits website. Click here to be taken there. Once there, click on the “Create Account” link, as shown below.

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After that, click on the “Create Account” link. You will be taken to a page like the one below where you will be required to enter your First Name, Last Name, and Email Address.

Once you enter that information, click “Continue” as shown below.

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After this, you will be taken to a page where you have to enter a Username and Password as shown below and hit “Continue”.

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The next step is to select your Security Questions. These are the questions to help you retrieve your username and password in the future should you forget what they are.

Once you select your security questions, click “Create Account”

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Congratulations!!! You have successfully created your DHS Account.

You will be taken to this page to enter your date of birth and last four digits of your social security number to access your benefits if you

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Kwame Kuadey

Kwame Kuadey writes about personal finance and the social safety net. His career started in banking but he caught the entrepreneurial bug and has spent the last decade building successful businesses, including an Inc. 500 Company. Kwame believes everyone has the power to improve their quality of life by seeking knowledge and taking action. In 2012, Kwame founded Empower Media to help low-income households improve their financial situation. His expertise is in topics relevant to low-income households, including government benefits and assistance, banking products, access to credit, plus tools & resources to help reduce income volatility and build wealth. Kwame has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc. Magazine, Washington Post, ABC, and NPR.



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