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Benefits

Benefits

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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.

Latest Content

10/26/2020 - MLRI
MLRI's revised and simplified online calculator - updated with the Oct 2020 cost of living increases - gives you the monthly SNAP... Read more
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
09/25/2020 - MLRI
UPDATED 9/22/2020   Immigrants applying for a green card or applying for admission to the U.S. may be asked by federal... Read more
07/28/2020 - MLRI
On July 23rd, the Department of Early and Secondary Education (DESE) in coordination with the Mass Department of Agriculture (MDAR) sent... Read more

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