The 2024 TAFDC Advocacy Guide


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

By Deborah Harris and Betsy Gwin, Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, January 2024 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.

Download a PDF of the January 2024 Guide (free)

Read the December 2024 Guide Online (with live links to the documents referenced in the Guide) 

Purchase a bound copy the December 2019 Guide from MCLE ($12.95)