A Guide to Emergency Shelter and Re-housing Services for Families with Children Experiencing Homelessness in Massachusetts
By Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, October 2023 Edition
As described by MCLE:
Using a simple question-and-answer format, this Guide leads advocates and homeless…
Materials from the October 3, 2023 Emergency Assistance Shelter and Benefits training, presented as part of the MLRI/MCLE Basic Benefits Training Series.
About the Faculty
Slides: Emergency Assistance Basic Benefits Training 2023
Attached are documents relating to the settlement in August, 2017 of an Emergency Assistance language access complaint filed at MCAD (MIRA and MLRI vs. DHCD.)The documents are the Settlement (including the the EA Language Access Plan) and a summary of the major settlement provisions.
Moving expenses of up to $150 are available from DTA for SSI recipients meeting certain criteria, as well as disaster benefits for SSI recipients. Excerpts from Beacon Guide and a 2006 Transitions attached.
Over the past several years, the Department of Public Health F.O.R. Families(Follow-Up Outreach Referral) has been available to EA families in certain areas of the state. The F.O.R. Families Program provides assessment and case management services to homeless families. The primary goal of F.O.R.…
State Department of Transitional Assistance and Commission for the Blind
Information on 2005 SSI Special Benefits, which are benefits paid by the state to SSI recipients for disaster relief, funeral expenses, and moving expenses in some circumstances.
State Assistance for Special Needs
State Department of Transitional Assistance and Commission for the…
The Department, in collaboration with the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), has renewed and expanded the Local Housing Authority Placement Program under the name Local Housing Authority Transitional Housing Program II (LHATHP II). Eligible families may participate in this…