Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI) and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE) present a series of trainings every year for legal, social, health services, and community advocates who assist low- and moderate-income individuals and families. Each session includes substantive materials and is led by expert advocates from legal services programs throughout the state.The 2021-2022 series covers 13 different topics.
Note: All Fall 2021 programs will be available online only.
- Tuition for Legal Services Staff, Social Services/Health Services/Community and Non-Lawyer Advocates: $35.00 per person per session.
- Tuition for All Others: $125/person/session.
- Note: When registering on MCLE website, be sure to select your program fee “Category” in the drop down menu. Click “Update” for adjusted course fee.
Sessions - go to www.MCLE.org to register:
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Assisting Families Experiencing Homelessness: Emergency Assistance Shelter & Benefits
- Tuesday, October 5, 2021 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
CORI: Basics of the New Criminal Justice Reform Law
- Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
SSI & SSDI Basics
- Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Overview of the TAFDC Program - Massachusetts’ Cash Assistance Program for Families
- Thursday, December 9, 2021, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Utilities Advocacy for Low-income Households in Massachusetts
- Wednesday, January 12, 2022
SNAP/Food Stamps 101 Advocacy
- Thursday, January 27, 2022
Health Care Access Programs in Mass.
- Tuesday, February 15, 2022
- Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Income Maximization for the Working Poor
- Tuesday, March 1, 2022
- Thursday, March 10, 2022
Immigrants & Public Benefits
- Thursday April 7, 2022
- Thursday, April 28, 2022
Elder Benefits Programs
- Wednesday, May 11, 2022
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