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MLRI Basic Public Benefits Advocacy Trainings

Produced by Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
Last updated January 2019

Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE) and Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI) present a series of 13 trainings for legal advocates, and for social, health and community services providers who assist low and moderate-income individuals and families.

  • Registration must be done through MCLE (not MLRI). Registration information below.
  • Tuition for legal services staff; social, health and community service providers; and non-lawyer advocates: $25 per person per session. All Others: $95 per person per session.


When registering on the MCLE website, be sure to select your program fee “Category” in the drop down menu. Click “Update” for adjusted course fee.

Training Location

MCLE, 10 Winter Place, Boston (Downtown Crossing)


  • Assisting Families Experiencing Homelessness: Emergency Assistance Shelter & Benefits
    Thursday, September 13, 2018, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • CORI: Basics of the New Criminal Justice Reform Law for Community Providers and Legal Aid Advocates
    Monday, October 29, 2018, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • SSI & SSDI Basics
    Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Overview of the TAFDC Program  - Massachusetts’ Cash Assistance Program for Families
    Thursday, December 13, 2018, 9:30am - 4:00pm


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