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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 nine 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.

 

Featured Topics for Department of Transitional Assistance

Recent news & announcements from Department of Transitional Assistance

Press Release

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $3 Million in Food Security Grants 

7/22/2020 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Also Announces Selection of 39 New Healthy Incentives Program (HIP) Vendors

Upcoming Events from Department of Transitional Assistance

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