EAEDC Advocacy Guide

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Created 4 April, 2006

Advocate's Guide to Emergency Aid to Elders, Disabled and Children in Massachusetts

Please note that this guide has not been updated since 2008.  Please check with a legal services advocate for updates before relying on specific information in the guide.

Patricia Baker, Massachusetts Law Reform Institute

The EAEDC Program, Emergency Aid to Elders, Disabled and Children, is a state-funded program providing cash and medical assistance to certain categories of people living in Massachusetts.
EAEDC covers five basic categories of persons. Part 1 describes these categories and the rules that apply to them. However, just because you meet these categorical requirements does not guarantee your eligibility for benefits. You also need to meet other eligibility conditions and financial requirements. Read Parts 2 and 3 when you evaluate your EAEDC eligibility.
Share this link with your physician. He or she can save the form on his or her computer. Then fill out most of the form on the computer, but cannot save the completed form. It needs to be printed.
Save this form to your computer. You can fill most of it out on your computer too. You must print out the form to save it. You cannot save the filled in form on your computer. In Part 8 Information about your work, Question 4 You will have to circle by hand, on the printed form, the hours a day you did each activity.
You can download this form and fill it out on your computer. You cannot save the completed form to your computer. You must print it out.

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