The MA Department of Public Health’s Rural Domestic and Sexual Violence Program is pleased to offer these upcoming trainings:

Basics of Public Benefits and COVID-19 Specific Policies
Date/Time: Monday, May 11, 2020; 1:00 PM – 2:15PM
Registration Link     
Presenters: Vicky Negus, SNAP Policy Advocate, Jamie Sabino, Staff Attorney, Massachusetts Law Reform Institute 

Benefits and Implications for People Experiencing Sexual and Domestic Violence
Date/Time: Thursday, May 14, 2020; 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM 
Registration Link:
Presenters: Jamie Sabino, Staff Attorney, Massachusetts Law Reform Institute.

Trainings will provide the most up-to-date information on accessing public benefits and information on new COVID-19 specific policies, including: 

  • Basics of eligibility & applying for DTA Benefits (SNAP, TAFDC, EAEDC) with notes on COVID-19 changes.
  • COVID-19 specific policies – supplemental SNAP for some households, Pandemic EBT, Economic Impact Payments
  • Public charge and implications for immigrants
  • Resource and referral information 

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