The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

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Recent Library Content

05/02/2019 - DSVC
This three hour training covers the basics of advocating for clients in 209A Abuse Prevention Proceedings, including an overview of 209A... Read more
07/10/2019 - National Day Laborer Organizing Network & International Mayan League/USA
Dear friends and allies, In preparation for ICE raids, as a community we have developed a set of Know Your Rights PSAs in Maya Mam to... Read more
08/08/2019 - DTA
The Online Guide has been updated to include procedures for assisting clients who are unable to provide a mailing address, as originally... Read more
08/08/2019 - DTA
Self-Sufficiency Specialists (SSS) provide intensive case management and support to TAFDC grantees who are 23 years of age (up to their... Read more
08/08/2019 -
The Department may pay to a licensed funeral establishment funeral and final disposition costs up to a maximum of $1,100 provided that the... Read more

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