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Learning the Ropes of Welfare Advocacy for Non-Attorneys

  • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • By: Community Service Society of NY
  • Community Service Society of NY: Benefits Plus Learning Center
  • Public Benefits

Gain the tools and knowledge to ensure clients receive the benefits they are entitled through this course. Learn how to assess a client’s situation by gathering relevant information, developing a time-line and determining the best plan of action. Discover how to resolve common problems, such as improper notification, missed appointments, lost documentation, etc. This course will also introduce you to several welfare lawsuits that will help your clients find relief while the Courts decide challenges brought by welfare attorneys. Included are helpful resources, agency contacts, and a brief description of the fair hearing process.

Target Audience: Social service professionals seeking to learn advocacy strategies for Cash Assistance and SNAP applicants/recipients.

Sign up by 5/8/19 for the Early Bird price $60.00. Regular fee is $75.00.