Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)

The Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) 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.

Contact Us

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Phone

DTA Assistance Line (877) 382-2363

The DTA Assistance Line is open from 8:15 A.M. to 4:45 P.M.

Fax

DTA Document Processing Center (617) 887-8765

Who we serve

The Department of Transitional Assistance provides benefits to 1 out of every 8 people in Massachusetts. Those served by the Department include children, elders, and people with disabilities. Many of those who receive benefits from the Department work.

 

Recent news & announcements from Department of Transitional Assistance

Press Release

Massachusetts Departments of Transitional Assistance and Veterans’ Services Partner to Reduce Food Insecurity Among Veterans 

11/09/2018 Department of Transitional Assistance

The Department of Transitional Assistance and the Department of Veterans’ Services announced a joint commitment to reduce veterans’ food insecurity in Massachusetts over the next year.

Upcoming Events from Department of Transitional Assistance

Locations of Department of Transitional Assistance

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