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Fall River Department of Transitional Assistance Office Details Page

Fall River Department of Transitional Assistance Office
1567 North Main Street
Fall River, MA - 02720
(508) 646-6200
Fax Number: (617) 887-8765

Fall River Department of Transitional Assistance Office Details

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as SNAP, is part of a federal nutrition program that helps qualifying low-income households purchase nutritious food. This program is designed to increase households nutritional level so that they can stay healthy. Individuals must apply for the program.

Basic Eligibility:
  • Citizenship and Immigrant Status
  • Social Security Numbers
  • Home Address
  • Expenses (support payments, utility expenses, and others)
  • Verification of income, child support payments, and others


How to apply:
- Online

- Mail: Mail the completed cover sheet and application to:
DTA Document Processing Center
PO Box 4406
Taunton, MA 02780

- Fax: Fax the completed cover sheet and application to:
DTA Document Processing Center
(617) 887-8765

For additional questions, please contact the DTA Assistance Line at (877) 382-2363, which is open from 8:15AM to 4:45PM.

After the application is filed, a case manager will contact you to schedule an interview. The interview might be done over the phone or at a local office. An interpreter will be provided if needed.
Once it is determined that the applicant is eligible for SNAP benefits, an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, will be sent to the address provided in the application. The amount of benefit provided is based on income, resources and the number of individuals in the household. SNAP benefits are issued monthly on the EBT Card. This card can be used just like a debit card at authorized grocery stores and food retailers.

Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed

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  1. 2019-06-20 13:53:45

    I am wondering how to go about getting a free Obama Phone for a client. Do they have to go through the DTA to get one? Thanks, Bruce

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