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Benefits

Benefits

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#Close the SNAP Gap in MA

Immigrants/ Public Benefits

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.

Latest Content

01/21/2020 - MLRI
The charts below set forth the annual, monthly and weekly 2020 Federal Poverty Guidelines (based on HHS thresholds).  In... Read more
12/17/2019 - MLRI
An Advocate's Guide to the Massachusetts Welfare Rules for Families By Deborah Harris, Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, December... Read more
12/24/2019 - MLRI
Attached are three sets of comments filed by MLRI in 2019: Comments opposing changes to the Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents (... Read more
06/20/2019 - Veterans Legal Clinic, Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School
Attached is a budget worksheet and a quick desktop reference budget chart.

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