- Provider - Dept. of Transitional Assistance

Address: (See Map)

600 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02101

Contact Information:

Phone: (413) 236-2000
Toll Free: (866) 950-3663
Website: http://www.mass.gov/dta


State agency providing financial assistance to those individuals and families eligible for its programs

Eligibility: based on income and assets limits. Intake: Walk-in, on-line application, phone interviews

What DTA Does:

* Food Assistance : Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as Food Stamps.

* Job Assistance: The Employment Services Program (ESP)

* Cash Assistance:

Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC)

Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled, and Children (EAEDC)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

* Emergency Shelter

* Domestic Violence :The DTA Domestic Violence Unit

Statewide EBT Account Customer Service: 1-800-997-2555

Service Categories

Financial Assistance, Transitional Assistance

Geographic Areas Served

  • Cities Acton, Acushnet, Adams, Agawam, Alford, Amesbury, Amherst, Andover, Ashland, Auburn, Barre, Becket, Bedford, Bellingham, Billerica, Blackstone, Boxborough, Boxford, Boylston, Brimfield, Brookfield, Carlisle, Charlton, Chelmsford, Cheshire, Chesterfield, Clarksburg, Concord, Cummington, Dalton, Dartmouth, Dover, Dracut, Dudley, Dunstable, East Brookfield, East Longmeadow, Easthampton, Egremont, Fairhaven, Florida, Framingham, Georgetown, Goshen, Grafton, Great Barrington, Groveland, Hadley, Hampden, Hardwick, Hatfield, Haverhill, Hinsdale, Holden, Holland, Holliston, Hopedale, Hopkinton, Hudson, Lawrence, Lee, Leicester, Lenox, Littleton, Longmeadow, Lowell, Marion, Marlborough, Mattapoisett, Maynard, Medway, Mendon, Methuen, Middlefield, Milford, Millbury, Millville, Monson, Monterey, Natick, Needham, New Bedford, New Braintree, Newburyport, North Adams, North Andover, North Brookfield, Northampton, Northbridge, Oakham, Otis, Oxford, Palmer, Paxton, Pelham, Peru, Pittsfield, Plainfield, Richmond, Rochester, Rowley, Rutland, Salisbury, Sandisfield, Savoy, Sheffield, Sherborn, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Southbridge, Springfield, Stockbridge, Stow, Sturbridge, Sudbury, Tewksbury, Tyringham, Upton, Uxbridge, Wales, Washington, Wayland, Webster, Wellesley, West Boylston, West Newbury, West Springfield, West Stockbridge, Westford, Westhampton, Weston, Wilbraham, Williamsburg, Williamstown, Windsor, Worcester, Worthington

Organization Contacts

Chris Meehan
Phone: (413) 236-2000

Telephone Numbers

  • Toll free in state: (866) 950-3663
  • Business: (413) 236-2000
  • Business 2: (800) 249-2007
  • Business 3: (617) 551-1700
  • Business Fax: (617) 889-7850
  • Business 4: (617) 348-8500
  • Business 5: (413) 663-1100
  • Business 6: (508) 767-3100
  • Business 7: (800) 932-7448

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 7:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 7:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 7:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 7:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Friday: 7:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Saturday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Handicap Accessible

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Last Update Date: 10/02/2013

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