As winters go, the winter of 2015-16 has, thus far, been a welcomed departure from the record setting snow fall and frigid temperatures endured last year. Despite the milder weather and decreases in the cost of home heating oil, Worcester Community Action Council knows there are families struggling and wants to ensure they know – help is available. Read more here.
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The MA Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) recently received approval from the USDA to join the SNAP online purchasing program. As of May 29, Massachusetts residents can use their SNAP benefits to buy food online at Amazon and Walmart. This option promotes equity and safety for our residents receiving SNAP benefits, allowing low-income households access to the same purchasing choices as other shoppers.
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