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Tennessee DHS Account Login

To start a new online application 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, here’s how to 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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  • Benefits Available through DHS
  • How to Create a Tennessee DHS Account

Tennessee DHS Account Login Instructions

The first step is to visit the DHS benefits website. Click here to be taken there. Once there, click on the “Go to Login” link, as shown below.

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You will then be taken to a site like the one below to login. You need to use the username and password you selected when you created your DHS account, as shown below.

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Once you successfully log in, you will be taken to the account page.

If this is your first time logging in, you will be asked to enter your date of birth and last 4 digits of your Social Security number to access your benefits account as shown below.

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Forgot Username or Password

If you forgot your username or password for Tennessee DHS Account Login, click on the “Forgot your username or password?” for help.

You will have to choose whichever one is appropriate for your situation.


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Forgot Password

If you forgot your password, you will be asked to enter your username to reset your password as shown below.

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Once you enter your username, click “Continue”. You will then be taken to a page to answer the security questions you picked when you set up your DHS account.

At the top of the page, you can choose to either create a new password now or have them send you a new password via your email address on file.

If you choose to create a new password now, you will have to answer the security questions to do that.

If you choose to have them send you your password via email, you will receive an email with an automatically generated password as shown below.

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Forgot Username

If you forgot your username, you will be required to enter your email address. Once you do that, click the “Submit button.

Your username will be emailed to you via the email address you used when you signed up for the account or the email account the DHS has on file for you.

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Tennessee DHS Account Login Summary

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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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