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

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How to Access VA Health Care if you Have a Less-Than-Honorable Discharge

11/01/2021 - Veterans Legal Clinic Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School - lock_open
The Veterans Legal Clinic at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School recently updated our self-help guide about the Chapter 115... Read more

The Racist Roots of Work Requirements

02/09/2020 - Elisa Minoff, Center for the Study of Social Policy - lock_open
This report traces policies that take away basic assistance from families for not meeting work requirements back to practices that coerced... Read more

DTA vacates permanent SNAP disqualification.

05/07/2021 - MLRI - lock_open
Federal SNAP law imposes a permanent bar on SNAP benefits on any person who has been determined 3 times to have committed an IPV. ... Read more

68 SNAP Coalition members sign on to American Rescue Plan SNAP funding letter

05/10/2021 - MLRI - lock_open
Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, Massachusetts will receive nearly $29 million in additional SNAP administrative funds over the next... Read more