WCAC bringing free tax prep to Webster

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.

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February Enews

Shortest month bustling with programs and services – free tax prep, home heating help, youth jobs and more! Read more here.

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State Fuel Assistance Help Timely with Temperatures Falling Below Zero

“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.

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WCAC has Moved!

WCAC will be closed to the public January 5th – 10th to facilitate the relocation of our office. We will reopen to the public at our new space located on the 5th floor at 18 Chestnut Street, Worcester on Wednesday, January 11th. We are working hard to minimize interruption in service to our clients during this time but do anticipate brief periods of impact on our phone lines and email system as we transition to our new space. The public’s continued patience and understanding is appreciated. Additional details here.

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December ENews

Celebrating the gift of community action! Detailed within this month’s newsletter is an array of additional community resources and information about many of the partners we are fortunate to work with in support of our collective community. Read more here.

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Your Support Makes a Difference

Our capacity to deliver high quality services to our most vulnerable populations- children, seniors, individuals with disabilities, and our low- and moderate-income families- is reliant on your history of generous support, which has acted a critical boost for WCAC’s work. The need for your support continues this year. Your donation will help us provide a quick response to client needs today, and position WCAC with a greater capacity to address the long-term economic effects our community will face in the future. Support WCAC.

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Home Heating Assistance opens for season

Worcester Community Action Council, Inc. officially opens its 2022-23 season for home heating assistance on November 1, 2022. Financial assistance is available for income-eligible households to help pay home heating bills incurred between November 1 – April 30 of each year. Applications for assistance can be submitted at any point during that time. Read more here.

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