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SNAP and Cash Benefits during COVID-19

#Close the SNAP Gap in MA

Immigrants/ Public Benefits

Information on the 3 Month SNAP Time Limit (ABAWDs)

SNAP and College Students

SNAP and the Medical Expense Deduction

 

Welcome to the Benefits Practice Area section. Benefits is a large practice area including SNAP (food stamps), cash assistance (TAFDC, EAEDC), emergency assistance, and welfare-related employment support services such as child care and transportation.

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For the latest information on the SNAP campaign in Massachusetts, check out the FoodSNAP Coalition blog.

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Closing the "SNAP Gap" and Moving Toward a Common App! 2022 Updates!

08/10/2022 - MLRI - lock_open
What is the MA SNAP Gap? The SNAP Gap is the difference between the number of low-income Massachusetts residents receiving MassHealth... Read more

DTA TAFDC Standard Budgets of Assistance Reports

01/01/1994 - FTA - lock_open
TAFDC Standard Budgets of Assistance Reports FY87, FY89-94.

Commonwealth v. Amanda L. Fay

04/11/2022 - Appeals Court - lock_open
Unpublished Appeals Court opinion in a criminal case involving "man in the house" issues. The Appeals Court reversed a judgment... Read more

Federal Poverty Guidelines - 2022

01/19/2022 - MLRI - lock_open
The charts below set forth the annual, monthly and weekly 2022 Federal Poverty Guidelines (based on HHS thresholds).  In... Read more