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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.

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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 9 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.

 

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Recent news & announcements from Department of Transitional Assistance

Press Release

Baker-Polito Administration Launches New Initiative To Help Grandparents Caring For Grandchildren With Access To Early Education  

5/08/2019 Department of Transitional Assistance

Program is a joint effort of the Department of Transitional Assistance, Department of Early Education and Care, and the Commission on the Status of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Press Release

Department of Transitional Assistance Honors Project Bread For Fighting Food Insecurity In Commonwealth  

5/02/2019 Department of Transitional Assistance

The Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance has selected Project Bread, Inc. to receive an award for outstanding leadership and partnership in addressing food insecurity.

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