New Public Charge Clarification

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New guidance clarifying public charge has been issued by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services -


Receipt of SNAP or other benefits by eligible dependents (for example, US citizen children) does not create a "public charge" problem for an immigrant parents.

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Project Bread is an official SNAP Outreach Partner of The Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA).

As a SNAP Outreach Partner of DTA, Project Bread's role is to make it easier for people in Massachusetts to get SNAP and help anyone having trouble applying.