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Basic Public Benefits Advocacy Training

Mass. Law Reform Institute
and Mass. Continuing Legal Education
present the

2017-2018 
BASIC PUBLIC BENEFITS
ADVOCACY TRAINING SERIES

Basic Benefits Trainings are a series of trainings for legal advocates and for social, health and community services providers who assist low and moderate-income individuals and families.

  • Registration must be done through MCLE (not MLRI) Registration information below.
  • Tuition for legal services staff; social, health and community service providers; and non-lawyer advocates: $25 per person per session.  All Others: $95 per person per session

Training Location: MCLE, 10 Winter Place, Boston (Downtown Crossing)


 

2017
Assisting Families Experiencing Homelessness:  Emergency Assistance Shelter & Benefits
Tuesday · September 12, 2017 · 9:30am - 2:30pm

SSI & SSDI Basics
Wednesday · November 29, 2017 · 9:30am - 4:00pm

Basic Rules and Recent Changes in TAFDC - Massachusetts’ Cash Assistance Program for Families
Thursday · December 14, 2017 · 9:30am - 4:00pm

2018
State and Federal Veterans Benefits
Tuesday · January 16, 2018 · 9:30 - 2:30pm

Food Stamps/SNAP Nutrition Benefits:  Advocacy 101
Thursday · January 25, 2018 ·  9:30am - 12:15pm

Health Care Access in Changing Times
Tuesday · February 13, 2018 · 9:30am - 4:00pm

Income Maximization for the Working Poor (Families and Individuals)
Tuesday · February 20, 2018 · 9:15am - 1:15pm

Immigrants and Public Benefits
Thursday · March 8, 2018 · 9:30am - 4:00pm

CORI:  Basics of the Law for Community Providers and Legal Aid Advocates
Tuesday · March 20, 2018 · 9:30am - 12:15pm

Unemployment Insurance:  Helping Out-of-Work Clients Navigate the Unemployment System
Tuesday · March 20, 2018 · 1:00 - 4:30pm
* Tuition for Non-Legal Services Attorneys signing up for a Volunteer Lawyers Project’s UI Case: $25

Elder Benefits Programs
Wednesday · April 18, 2018 · 9:30am - 4:00pm