Managing Agency Massachusetts

Program Description

The Massachusetts Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program provides temporary cash assistance and supportive services to children, individuals, and their families. Every person has the right, and is afforded the opportunity, to apply for any category of assistance administered by the Department of Transitional Assistance.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of Massachusetts, either pregnant or responsible for a child under 19 years of age, a U.S. national, citizen, legal alien, or permanent resident, have low or very low income, and be either under-employed (working for very low wages), unemployed or about to become unemployed.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

Click here for detailed information on how to apply:
http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/consumer/basic-needs/financial/applying-for-public-assistance.html

Program Contact Information

For more information, please visit:
http://www.mass.gov/dta/assistance

For more help applying for public assistance, call the Application Information Unit at:
1-800-249-2007

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