Members will be assisted in determining their potential for obtaining publicly funded, fee-based services and financial aid at MassHire. This program is available for unemployment claims made by workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own. To make a claim, individuals can either do so in person at MassHire or by telephone at (877) 626-6800.
- Provides cash benefits to individuals who are unable to work because of factors such as disability. Certain income and asset limitations apply.
- Provides Food Stamp benefits to improve the nutritional levels of individuals and households. Certain income and asset limitations apply.
- Is available to certain families with dependent children and to pregnant women to assist with rental arrearages, to prevent homelessness, or to provide emergency shelter. Certain income and asset limits apply.
- Additional benefits through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for qualified Massachusetts residents.
This program is accessed through DWD and administered by the Department of Medical Security for the unemployees who meet certain eligibility requirement.