TAFDC provides time-limited cash benefits to certain families with dependent children and pregnant women in the last 120 days of pregnancy.

A recipient must:

  • meet income and asset limits;
  • live in Massachusetts;
  • be a U.S. citizen or a legal immigrant; and
  • have a Social Security Number or have applied for a Social Security Number.



This information is provided by the Department of Transitional Assistance

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