Please join us on Thursday, May 4th for WCAC’s 2nd Annual Resiliency Awards, recognizing partners and people striving to make every day better for the lives of those in our community, and celebrating the wonderful legacy of heroes who have helped support WCAC’s work in moving individuals and families out of poverty and towards economic mobility. Buy tickets now.
WCAC’s Head Start program was the recipient of a donation of two Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) from the Scholastic Sports Zone Foundation. Members of the foundation presented the two life saving devices, valued at approximately $4,000, to WCAC as part of the program’s professional development day for early education staff at WCAC’s Head Start Center located at 25 Cole Avenue, Southbridge. Read more here.
Worcester Community Action Council, Inc. will be offering its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in Webster for households earning less than $60,000, on Saturday, March 11th from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday, March 18th from 2 – 6 p.m. at WCAC’s Head Start Center located at 116 School Street, Webster, Read more here.
“Today’s frigid temperatures bring into sharp focus the need for state support for fuel assistance. We are so grateful to the Legislature and the Governor for allocating $57 million at the end of 2022 to help our vulnerable friends and neighbors cover their heating costs,” said Joe Diamond, MASSCAP Executive Director. Read more here.
The Worcester Free Tax Service Coalition will celebrate 20 years of making tax credits and tax preparation accessible for low income households through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program with a kickoff planned for January 30th. Read more here.