OLGT 2024-1: Cross Program: Update on Treatment of Training Stipends


Effective immediately, training stipends are considered noncountable income
for the TAFDC, EAEDC, and SNAP programs. This change is being made to
support economic mobility for individuals by allowing them to maintain
access to benefits while participating in training programs that include
Training stipends include, but are not limited to, payments from the
Department of Career Services (DCS), Massachusetts Rehabilitation
Commission (MRC), and nonprofit organizations.

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