Am I eligible for TANF?

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is a program for low income families with children. It provides cash benefits each month, and may also help you pay high housing costs. TANF is funded by the federal government, but each state sets up a program with rules specific to that state. This article only applies to TANF in Maine. We have put… More

H-2A: Health Care

Introduction to affordable health care options for H2A workers, including insurance and emergency Medicaid.

Farmworker News

Welcome to our Farmworker News homepage - this is where we post our latest newsletters. Visit our Farmworker Unit to learn more about our work and for more resources!

Heat Illness

Information for Agricultural Workers from PTLA's Farmworker Unit: The sun and heat can be dangerous. Protect your health. Drink water before you feel thirsty.

MaineCare Section 17: What's Really Going On?

Section 17: What’s Really Going On? What do I need to know? Are you worried you might lose Section 17 services because of the recent changes?  Have you gotten a notice that you are no longer eligible for Section 17 services? This guide answers some common questions and explains the changes to Section 17 eligibility.

Wabanaki and Quinnehtuhqut Legal News

The Wabanaki Legal News is published by Pine Tree Legal Assistance - focusing on news of special interest to Native Americans in Maine. We also publish the Quinnehtuhqut Legal News - a newsletter for Native Americans in Connecticut.

What to Do if You are Denied Entry to Canada Because of a Past Criminal Conviction

This document is for U.S. citizens only. It is not meant to be legal advice. For more help with this issue, tribal members may call PTLA Native American Unit at: 1-877-213-5630.  

Representative H 2-A Contract Legal Services Cases

Legal Services Help We have worked with farm workers on many problems over the years.  Here is a list of the most common ways we have helped:

H-2A: Your Rights

Information from the 2016 Edition of H-2A News - Learn about your rights as an H-2A worker.

H-2A Contracts: Income Taxes and Social Security Numbers

En Español INCOME TAXES Whether you are required to pay any taxes will depend on how long you are in the U.S. on the contract and how much money you earn.