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Basic Public Benefits Advocacy Training

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

2015-2016
BASIC PUBLIC BENEFITS
ADVOCACY TRAINING SERIES

Basic Benefits Trainings are a series of 11 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)


 ■ Assisting Families Experiencing Homelessness: Emergency Assistance Shelter & Benefits

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 9:30am - 2:30pm

■ Income Maximization for the Working Poor (Families and Individuals)

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 9:15am - 1:15pm

■ Unemployment Insurance: Helping Out-of-Work Clients Navigate the Unemployment System

Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 1:00 - 4:30pm

* Tuition for Non-Legal Services Attorneys signing up for a Volunteer Lawyers Project’s UI Case: $25

■ SSI & SSDI Basics

Thursday, November 19, 2015, 9:30am - 4:00pm

■ New Developments in TAFDC, Massachusetts' Cash Assistance Program for Families 

Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 9:30am - 4:00pm

■ Food Stamps/SNAP Nutrition Benefits: Advocacy 101

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 9:30am - 12:15pm

■ State and Federal Veterans Benefits

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 1:15 - 4:00pm

■ Immigrants and Public Benefits

Thursday, March 10, 2016, 9:30am - 4:00pm

■ CORI: Basics of the New Law for Legal Aid and Community Service Providers

Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 9:30am - 12:15pm

■ Health Care Access in Changing Times

Thursday, April 7, 2016, 9:30am - 4:00pm

■ Elder Benefits Programs

Thursday, April 21, 2016, 9:30am - 4:00pm

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