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Save the dates: 2017-2018 Basic Public Benefits Training Series

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 2017-2018 series covers 11 different topics (see below). Also attached is a PDF of the training events.

The SNAP 101 training will be held on January 25, 2018 from 9:30 - 12:15.

Location:  MCLE, 10 Winter Place, Boston (Downtown Crossing)

Training series dates:

Assisting Families Experiencing Homelessness: Emergency Assistance Shelter & Benefits
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 9:30am - 2:30pm

SSI & SSDI Basics
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 9:30am - 4:00pm

Basic Rules and Recent Changes in TAFDC - Massachusetts Cash Assistance Program for Families
Thursday, December 14, 2017 9:30am - 4:00pm

State and Federal Veterans Benefits
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 9:30 - 2:30pm

Food Stamps/SNAP Nutrition Benefits: Advocacy 101
Thursday, January 25, 2018 9:30am - 12:15pm

Health Care Access in Changing Times
Tuesday,February 13, 2018 9:30am - 4:00pm

Income Maximization for the Working Poor (Families and Individuals)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 9:15am - 1:15pm

Immigrants and Public Benefits
Thursday, March 8, 2018 9:30am - 4:00pm

CORI: Basics of the Law for Community Providers and Legal Aid Advocates
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 9:30am - 12:15pm

Unemployment Insurance: Helping Out-of-Work Clients Navigate the Unemployment System
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 1:00 - 4:30pm

Elder Benefits Programs
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 9:30am - 4:00pm

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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. Non-profits and legal services get the $25/session fee.

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PDF icon 2017-2018 BBT Training Series .pdf183.97 KB

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