The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

Welcome to, the online poverty law library and collaboration resource for legal services advocates in Massachusetts.

MassLegalServices offers resources and information about legal issues facing lower income Massachusetts residents to legal services advocates and social services professionals. If you are not a lawyer or legal advocate, you will probably find MassLegalHelp more useful.

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Recent Library Content

02/24/2017 - MLRI, MassHealth
Attached are two charts.  The MLRI MassHealth Income Chart.  This chart factors in the 5% MAGI income deduction to the various poverty... Read more
02/23/2017 - various
The latest proposal from House Republicans is to repeal the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion and drastically reduce Medicaid... Read more
02/23/2017 - Kate Lang, Justice in Aging
 Kate Lang, a senior staff attorney at Justice in Aging, lays out the basics of SSI and SSDI. She examines eligibility for each and the... Read more
02/14/2017 - Appleseed Network Immigration Collaborative2016
With refugees and other immigrants facing rapidly escalating challenges, the Appleseed Network released a major new resource to help new... Read more
01/01/2017 - DTA
DTA Transitions from 2017 are posted here. January 2017 

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