Are you looking to give back this Thanksgiving?

No one should be hungry on Thanksgiving. Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council (EOC) works hard to turn that into a reality by providing Thanksgiving baskets to over 800 families in need throughout Saratoga County each year. But we cannot do it without community support. There are a wide range of ways to help EOC provide …

Visión: a look at life behind the scenes brings the community together to support Saratoga’s immigrants

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Spring ESL classes announced/Horario de clases de inglés

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. Classes are held 9 – 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and Friday at 39 Bath St. in Ballston Spa. Tutoring is available for those who cannot make it at that time. All …

Food pick-up volunteers needed for Saratoga County EOC

In order to better serve the community and increase our capacity for perishable items, we’re looking for volunteers to help make additional runs to the food bank in Latham! EOC is in need of both drivers and assistants. Drivers would generally need their own large vehicle such as a truck or van. This is a …

Saratoga County EOC offers free income tax assistance

Trained, IRS-certified volunteers are ready to help eligible families file their taxes for free through the beginning of April at Saratoga County EOC. EOC is a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program site. Volunteers are trained and IRS-certified to help provide free tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals, including people with disabilities, …

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 …

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 …