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Welcome to the Benefits Practice Area section. Benefits is a large practice area including food stamps, cash assistance (TAFDC, EAEDC), emergency assistance, and welfare-related employment support services such as child care and transportation.

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For the latest information on the SNAP campaign in Massachusetts, check out the FoodSNAP Coalition blog.

Latest Content

01/04/2017 - DTA
January 4, 2017 Information about how DTA case managers should use available data from the Social Security Administration regarding SSI... Read more
01/03/2017 - DTA
DTA began posting monthly caseload information broken down by zip code for SNAP, TAFDC and EAEDC in December 2016. We will post each month... Read more
12/29/2016 - DTA
FNS requires that DTA collect the ethnicity and race data of all applicants and clients. This data is reviewed to determine how effectively... Read more
12/27/2016 - DTA
Ensuring that clients receive proper notifications in a language in which they are fluent is one of the cornerstones of all DTA programs.... Read more

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