Welcome to the Public Benefits Law Practice Area . This website provides resources to help lawyers and advocates better serve low-income applicants and recipients of public assistance in Florida. This area is password restricted. Membership and full access is available only to Florida legal services and legal aid advocates, selected academicians and national support centers, as well as members of the Public Benefit Umbrella Group.
In addition to civil legal aid public benefits, this section also maintains resources for employment law and related specialties including unemployment compensation, wage & hour issues, and other topics relating to the working poor.
- New Food Stamp Benefit Levels!
- Exclusion of Federal Tax Refunds and Credits as Income and Assets
- Budgeting Food Stamps
- TANF Pre-Work Registration
- Food Stamp Compromise
- SSA/SSI Fleeing Felons
- UC Initial Skills Review Voluntary!
- Social Security and SSI Fraud Issues
Law & Policy
News You Can Use
CLASP Datafinder is a custom, easy-to-use tool developed to provide select demographic information as well as administrative data on programs that affect low-income people and families. Check it out.
UC Email Group
We've added a new email group for Unemployment Compensation advocates. If you're a member of the PB & Employment section, click "Email Groups" to join.