Materials from the December 04, 2023 Cash Assistance training, presented as part of the MLRI/MCLE Basic Benefits Training Series:
Training Presentation Materials
TAFDC Cash Assistance Program 2023 Training (pdf of slides)
TAFDC Basic Rules (pdf of…
Materials from the October 17, 2023 CORI training, presented as part of the MLRI/MCLE Basic Benefits Training (BBT) series.
Training Presentations and Handouts
CORI Faculty Bios (pdf)
MCLE CORI Presentation (pdf of slides)
CORI Sealing and Expungement (pdf of slides)
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
Materials from the May 2, 2023 Elder Benefits training, presented as part of the MLRI/MCLE Basic Benefits Training Series:
MassHealth for Community Residents (pdf of slides)
SSA Benefits for Elders (pdf of slides)
MassHealth Long Term…
The following are materials are for the April 5, 2023 Immigrants and Public Benefits training. These are the core materials presented as part of the annual Mass Law Reform Institute and Mass Continuing Legal Education Basic Benefits Training (BBT) Series. We've also added…
Materials from the March 7, 2023 Income Maximization training gathered by Legal Services Center, GBLS, MLRI, presented as part of the MLRI/MCLE Basic Benefits Training series.
Maximizing Income and Reducing Expenses 2023 (pdf of power point slides)
Materials from the March 2, 2023 MLRI /MCLE Basic Benefits training series on Unemployment Insurance.
BBT UI Agenda (pdf)
BBT Faculty Bios (pdf)
2023 UI power point slides (ppt)
UI Q&A (pdf)
See also the Unemployment Advocacy Guide.
Materials from the February 27, 2023 Health Care Access Programs training, presented as part of the MLRI/MCLE Basic Benefits Training Series:
How to Apply for Public Health Insurance Benefits in Massachusetts (pdf of…
Below are the powerpoints and materials from the January 26, 2023 SNAP training, presented as part of the MLRI/MCLE Basic Benefits Training series. Advocates are also encouraged to review the MLRI SNAP Advocacy Guide also listed below.
SNAP 101: Benefits and Eligibility 2023
Materials from the November 2, 2022 SSI and SSDI basics training, presented as part of the MLRI/MCLE Basic Benefits Training series
Evidence Evaluation (slides)
Work and SSI and SSDI (slides)
SSI and SSDI…
To provide states with instructions for implementing the recent statutory changes to the emergency unemployment relief for state and local governmental entities, certain nonprofit organizations, and Federally-recognized Indian Tribes provided in the Protecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow…
As states have gained experience administering the PUA program under the CARES Act, Public Law (Pub. L. 116-136), they have identified additional questions about program operations. The purpose of this Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) is to address those questions concerning the PUA…
Linda Landry, Svetlana Uimenkova, Disability Law Center
A general overview of Social Security Retirement Insurance (RSI) and Supplemental Security Income
(SSI) Benefits for low-income people age 65 and older.
(Note -- if you are viewing this overview online, download the Word version instead of the PDF, because the links in the Word version are…