Employment Services Program: Massachusetts DTA

By Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)

We offer employment training and education programs for TAFDC clients including Young Parents Program, DTA Works Internship, Office of Refugee and Immigrants Program, and more!

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This is an ongoing program.
Monday through Friday. Morning.

Ages: Adults.

Many of our services are offered to those 18+, however, you can seek advice or assistance for anyone who is eligible to work in Massachusetts.

Application required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Employment Education Help: Review Eligibility and Apply!

Please visit our website or call us for more information.



  • Both in-person and virtual (online or over the phone).

600 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111

Outside Cambridge

Please visit our web page and the Mass.gov website for information and updates on COVID-19 and office hours: https://www.mass.gov/resource/information-on-the-outbreak-of-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

Additional information

We have a variety of programs with different criteria and supports included. Our programs include the Young Parents Program (YPP), DTA Works Internship, the Office of Refugees and Immigrants (ORI) Program, the Work Participant Program, and others.

The primary goal of these programs is to provide clients with the basic skills, education and support services needed to acquire and retain jobs. Review your eligibility and, if you meet all the criteria for a program, submit your resume to and request by emailing us at DTAWorks@state.ma.us 

Many programs are embedded with supports to meet the needs of eligible applicants, such as language support, adult education, parenting workshops, high school equivalency, and more.

Program continues to run during Winter vacation, February vacation, and April vacation.