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The 2017 TAFDC Advocacy Guide


An Advocate's Guide to the Massachusetts Welfare Rules for Families

By Deborah Harris, Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, January 2017 Edition

As described by MCLE:

Using a simple question-and-answer format, this handbook guides advocates through the maze of TAFDC rules and regulations that govern the requirements for eligibility, benefits, applications, and proofs. Special advocacy reminders and citations to sources provide technical and legal information about the state's welfare programs for families.

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Please note: The address for the DTA Division of Hearings is PO Box 4017, Taunton, MA 02780-0314.

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