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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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Resource Library Materials:  Browse the library by topic by clicking on a link in the sidebar to the left. If a listed topic also has subtopics, you can find out what these are by clicking on the plus sign. Or, use the search, particularly if you want information on cross substantive issues or wish to restrict your search to a particular kind of document.

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

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MA SNAP Coalition Recommendations to MA Delegation for Biden/Harris Transition Team

11/23/2020 - MLRI
93 Massachusetts anti-hunger and social justice organizations urge the Massachusetts Delegation to share our priority recommendations... Read more

Online SNAP Calculator

02/09/2021 - MLRI
MLRI's revised and simplified online calculator gives you the monthly SNAP benefits amount a household typically receives based on... Read more

Glynn v. Kershaw

09/30/2020 - MLRI
DTA has a policy requiring SNAP households who use their SNAP out of state for a certain period of time to re-prove their Massachusetts... Read more

Immigrants and Public Benefits - Public Charge Information

03/29/2021 - MLRI
This page has information about an immigration policy called Public Charge. It is generally safe to get benefits you and your family... Read more