This section is about benefits that people can get from the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) and the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD).
- DTA TAFDC cash benefits, SNAP food benefits, state EAEDC disability benefits, and DHCD emergency shelter
- how these programs work,
- program rules,
- how to apply for these benefits, and
- special rules for seniors, teens, people with disabilities, victims of domestic violence, and others.
Every year, Massachusetts Law Reform Institute presents a series of trainings about benefits programs. To learn more about these trainings, look in the Advocacy Guides and Trainings section.