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2019 TAFDC Advocacy Guide

ALERT:  Many of the rules in the TAFDC/EAEDC Advocacy Guide do NOT apply during the pandemic. Please go to the following COVID-19 & DTA benefits page: https://www.masslegalservices.org/DTA-COVID-19 until further notice for more information about changes.

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

By Deborah Harris, Massachsetts Law Reform Institute, December 2019 Edition

From MCLE:

Using a simple question-and-answer format, this handbook guides advocates through the maze of Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (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.

A bound copy of this Guide is available for purchase from MCLE ($9.95). You can also download the guide in PDF format for free.

 


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