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Volunteer for VITA

The Saratoga County EOC is looking for volunteers for its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, which offers free tax help to eligible low- and moderate-income taxpayers – including filing their taxes electronically without fees.

VITA is a program of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and coordinated in the Capital Region by United Way that offers […]

Learn about Head Start and Early Head Start

Saratoga County EOC’s Head Start and Early Head Start will be holding an informational meeting at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the Malta Community Center. 

Head Start and Early Head Start help get children ready for kindergarten, both academically and socially. These programs are free for low-income families.

Head Start and Early Head Start offer:

NYS […]

Winter ESL classes announced

The Latino Community Advocacy Program (LCAP) offers free English as a Second Language classes and tutoring for people living in Saratoga, Warren and Washington counties. All levels are welcome.
This winter, classes are being held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Presbyterian New England Congregational Church, 24 Circular St., in Saratoga. […]

Saratoga County EOC packed 800 Thanksgiving baskets to help families in need

The Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council (EOC) packed 800 Thanksgiving baskets filled with all the fixings to help families across the county celebrate Thanksgiving.

“No one should go to bed on an empty stomach, especially on Thanksgiving,” said Jo Anne Hume, executive director of EOC. “But that’s the reality for far too many of our […]

Winter is here: 5 tips to help keep your home warm

The cold has set in early this year so it’s a good idea to perform some maintenance around the house to make your home more energy efficient. Here are a few tips!

 Air Sealing. Gaps around pipes, chimneys and unfinished spaces can cause homes to lose heat and become drafty. You can seal these holes with […]