Northeast Legal Aid handles a wide variety of public benefit matters affecting low-income people such as programs administered by:

  • Social Security Administration: SSI, SSDI and Retirement Benefits
  • Department of Transitional Assistance: TAFDC, SNAP (Formerly known as Food Stamps), EAEDC, Child Care
  • Veterans Services: Cash, health and housing assistance
  • Housing Authorities: Subsidized housing
  • Department of Employment and Training: Unemployment Compensation claims
  • MassHealth: Medicaid
  • Department of Housing and Community Development: Emergency Assistance Shelter Benefits