Posted by Lindsey Daley

Purple RibbonLast spring, I learned that my client, Eva*, a domestic abuse survivor who had fled her husband, was having trouble accessing services to help her and her young children while their family was in crisis. Eva shared that she had reached out to the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) to apply for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps) benefits but was having challenges getting approved. She was hoping that with help, she could stabilize her family’s situation while she tried to ensure their safety and get back on her feet. 

 

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