|Community-Based Services||Schoharie County Community Action's Community Services include: VITA, Nutrition Outreach Education Program (NOEP), SNAP enrollment assistance, HEAP certifier, Coats for Kids, advocacy, Emergency Assistance for utilities, rent heating and food, and financial literacy.||Schoharie||COMMUNITY SERVICES||SCHOHARIE COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM |
|Senior Services||Elder Care Services Program, Providing a variety of programs designed to provide support and socialization opportunities for seniors living independently. Health and wellness workshops and speakers, socialization based groups (i.e. quilting, walking, computer classes, grief and loss groups etc) one-on-one counseling and advocacy, information and referral, caregiver supports, lifeline, housecleaning, field trips, extra helpings food buying coop delivery -- available to residents of Mechanicville Public Housing||Saratoga||ELDER CARE SERVICES PROGRAM||MECHANICVILLE AREA COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER (MACSC)|
|Support Services||Volunteers prepare tax returns for low-income families eligible for the Earned Income Credit, as well as senior citizens.
||Montgomery||VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA)||CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION IN FULTON AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES |
|Tax Assistance Services||VITA works in conjunction with the IRS to provide information and assistance in the preparation of income taxes for low
income households. The goal of the program is to
ensure that all families are educated about earned
income credit and other tax credits and those that
qualify receive Earned Income Credit through our tax
preparation services.||Albany||VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX PROGRAM (VITA)||ALBANY COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP (ACAP)|
|Tax Preparation Services||AARP Tax Aides will assist senior citizens with income tax preparation.
||Warren||AARP TAX AIDE PROGRAM||GREATER GLENS FALLS SENIOR CENTER |
|Tax Preparation Services||AARP Tax Aide will assist people with the preparation and filing of their income taxes. This is a free service.
||Washington||AARP TAX ASSISTANCE / VITA PROGRAMS||CAMBRIDGE VALLEY SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER |
|Tax Preparation Services||Provides volunteers to help those making $49,000 a year or less with free tax preparation.||Warren||VITA TAX PROGRAM||TRI-COUNTY UNITED WAY|
|Tax Preparation Services||Individuals and families can obtain assistance from a trained VITA volunteer in completing their tax return forms.||Saratoga||VITA TAX SITE||BALLSTON AREA COMMUNITY CENTER (BACC)|
|Tax Preparation Services||Service offers free tax help to low-to moderate-income people who cannot prepare their own tax returns. The VITA program helps working families across the nation access the earned Income Tax Credit and many other credits.||Rensselaer||VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE||COMMISSION ON ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY (CEO) FOR THE GREATER CAPITAL REGION|
|Tax Preparation Services||The VITA program provides free tax preparation assistance to taxpayers who cannot afford the services of a paid tax preparer. Special attention is given to low income working parents and individuals who are eligible for the Earned Income Credit. Assistance is also provided to people with disabilities, senior citizens, and those who do not speak-English well. More volunteers are always welcome.
COI has recently joined the Ca$H Coaltion of the Capital District, Rensselaer Chapter. In 2014 COI will offer free access to free electronic filing through our website and a Facilitated Self Assistance (FSA) for those ready to prepare their own tax returns.||Columbia||VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (VITA)||COLUMBIA OPPORTUNITIES|
|Tax Preparation Services||VITA volunteers will assist low-income people with the preparation and filing of their income taxes.||Greene||VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (VITA)||COMMUNITY ACTION OF GREENE COUNTY|
|Tax Preparation Services||Circles of Mercy provides free income tax preparation through its partnership with the IRS and CA$H as a VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) site.||Rensselaer||VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA)||CIRCLES OF MERCY|
|Tax Preparation Services||Cornell Cooperative Extension operates a program where trained volunteers in Washington County will assist low-income people in filing their income taxes free of charge.||Washington||VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA)||CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION WASHINGTON COUNTY|
|Tax Preparation Services||Trained tax preparers provide assistance to low income and moderate income families and individuals in preparing annual income tax forms and past year returns.||Schenectady||VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA)||SCHENECTADY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM|
|Tax Preparation Services - Albany||The United Way of the Greater Capital Region's CASH Coalition operates a program where trained volunteers around the Capital Region will assist low-income people in filing their income taxes free of charge.
Site Locations:||Albany||CASH COALITION / TAX PREP WITH EITC EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT||UNITED WAY OF THE GREATER CAPITAL REGION|