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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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All day
 
9am
SNAP/Food Stamps Advocacy 101
Date: 
01/16/2019 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Location: 
MCLE Conference Center 10 Winter Place, via Winter Street

The federally funded Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly called Food Stamps) remains the first line of defense against hunger for thousands of Massachusetts residents.

9:30am to 12:30pm
 
1pm
Utilities - Advocacy for Low-Income Households
Date: 
01/16/2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
MCLE Conference Center 10 Winter Place, via Winter Street

This training covers the broad range of topics that arise when low-income households are trying to initiate or protect their utility service, as well as pay their non-utility energy bills (oil, and propane).

Topics will include: how to start service and protect service from termination, how to restore terminated service, how to get on the low-income discount rate, payment plans, and arrearage management programs, funding sources that help pay utility bills, helping victims of domestic violence and violent crimes. and advocating for clients at the Department of Public Utilities.

1:00pm to 4:00pm
 
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