DTA provides benefits to 1 out of every 8 people in Massachusetts. Those served by DTA include children, elders, and people with disabilities. Many of those who receive benefits from DTA work.
Department of Transitional Assistance
The Department of Transitional Assistance assists and empowers low-income individuals and families to meet their basic needs, improve their quality of life, and achieve long term economic self-sufficiency. DTA serves one in eight residents of the Commonwealth with direct economic assistance (cash benefits) and food assistance (SNAP benefits), as well as workforce training opportunities.
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