Written by: John DeRousie, Custom Marketing Solutions
FULTON, NY – Once again the United Way of Greater Oswego County is partnering with community-based organizations to help raise awareness of a program that has benefited hundreds of families throughout Oswego County. The EITC program, a federally funded, anti-poverty initiative helps working people maintain their independence from the welfare system and increase their financial stability.
Working in collaboration with several agencies and organizations including: RSVP and SUNY Oswego, United Way is working to educate the public about the EITC program and how it can have a positive impact on their lives.
Students from the SUNY Oswego VITA program, as well as volunteers from the RSVP program, are available to offer free tax preparation at the following locations:
Monday through Friday
Phoenix Public Library, through April 15, by appointment, 315-695-2553, 315-458-1465, or 315-934-4333.
Fulton, 200 N. Second St., through – April 10, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.*
McCrobie Civic Center, Lake Street, Oswego, through – April 10, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Fulton Municipal Building, through – April 11, 9 a.m. – noon and 6 – 8 p.m.
Hamilton Homes, 96 Hamilton St., Oswego – Feb. 23, March 8, 29, and April 12, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.*
St. Bernadette’s Bistro, Constantia, through – April 12, by appointment, 315-623-9803.
SUNY Oswego, Rich Hall, through – April 14, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.*
*Tax preparation will not be available on March 10 through 17, and April 7.
For more information requirements and paper work needed to apply for the EITC program and free help with tax preparations you may contact the United Way of Greater Oswego County at 315-593-1900, or RSVP at 315-312-2317.