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DTA Expands Language Access for Benefit Recipients  

4/16/2024 Department of Transitional Assistance

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Tax Filing Help for DTA Clients 

4/11/2024 Department of Transitional Assistance

Press Release

Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance Announces Federally Funded SNAP Benefit Replacements Beginning October 12  

10/13/2023 Department of Transitional Assistance

Following the state-funded replacement program launched in May 2023, SNAP benefit theft victims can be compensated through new federal funding

Press Release

Massachusetts Releases P-EBT Payments for Two Groups of Early Learners: Students in Virtual Schooling and Children 0-5 in Child Care Settings 

9/08/2023 Department of Transitional Assistance

Families can apply now through September 30, 2023

Press Release

Treasurer Goldberg and the Department of Transitional Assistance Announce Education Saving Benefit for participants in the BabySteps Savings Plan and SNAP 

9/05/2023 Office of State Treasurer and Receiver General Deborah B. Goldberg

Residents enrolled in both the BabySteps Savings Plan and SNAP will receive additional funding to save for their children’s future

Press Release

Healey-Driscoll Administration Announces First Restaurants and Food Trucks to Participate in SNAP Restaurant Meals Program Pilot 

6/08/2023 Department of Transitional Assistance

Selected businesses are anticipated to start accepting SNAP benefits by fall 2023

Press Release

Massachusetts Approved to Continue P-EBT Food Benefits for School Year, Summer 2022-2023 

5/19/2023 Department of Transitional Assistance

K-12 families will receive last payments in June and July

Press Release

Massachusetts Households to Receive State-funded SNAP Benefit Replacements Starting May 12 

5/11/2023 Department of Transitional Assistance

State reimbursing certain victims of SNAP benefit theft

Press Release

DTA Honors the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts with the 2023 Lauren Arms Ledwith Award 

5/10/2023 Department of Transitional Assistance

Recipients demonstrate leadership and commitment to fighting food insecurity

Guest Post

A Major Milestone: Mass Cultural Council's Card to Culture Program Surpasses One Million Admissions 

4/14/2023

Inter-Agency Partnership Increases Access to Creative and Cultural Experiences for Low-Income and Working Massachusetts Families

Press Release

Massachusetts Households to Receive First State-Funded Extra SNAP Payment on April 7 

3/31/2023 Department of Transitional Assistance

Speech

Acting Commissioner Sheehan Delivered FY24 Budget Testimony 

3/21/2023 Department of Transitional Assistance

Guest Post

USDA Selects Five States to Test Mobile Contactless Payments in SNAP 

3/08/2023

One of many actions to modernize federal nutrition programs

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DTA Launches New Features on the DTA Connect Mobile App 

2/16/2023 Department of Transitional Assistance