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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, [...]

Saratoga County EOC offers free income tax assistance2019-02-05T15:27:27-05:00

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 [...]

Volunteer for VITA2018-12-13T08:48:00-05:00

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 [...]

Learn about Head Start and Early Head Start2019-02-17T13:39:20-05:00

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 [...]

Winter ESL classes announced2019-02-17T13:39:20-05:00

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

Deputy Director Krystle Nowhitney Hernandez, Executive Director Jo Anne Hume and Community Services Director Angelo Calbone helped pack 800 Thanksgiving baskets to help Saratoga County 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 [...]

Saratoga County EOC packed 800 Thanksgiving baskets to help families in need2019-02-17T13:39:21-05:00

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 [...]

Winter is here: 5 tips to help keep your home warm2019-02-17T13:39:21-05:00