FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

GoodTAXES

Goodwill operates GoodTAXES (volunteer tax sites) during tax season (January to April), located in the communities that we serve. The sites offer FREE and easy tax preparation by IRS certified tax preparers.

Miss the April 15th tax deadline? We can still help. CLICK HERE for more information!

Goodwill is currently looking for tax program volunteers to help with this upcoming tax season. No experience is needed. Please call (815) 965-3795 or email vita@goodwillni.org if you are interested. Training begins November 2015:

  • November 14, 2015 (9am to noon) at Rock Valley College - 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford
  • December 5, 2015 (9am to noon) at Rock Valley College - 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford
  • December 19, 2015 (9am to 3pm) at Rock Valley College - 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford
  • Open Lab - January 8, 2016 (9am to 3pm) at Goodwill's Mission Services Center - 615 N. Longwood St., Rockford
  • Open Lab - January 9, 2016 (9am to 3pm) at Goodwill's Mission Services Center - 615 N. Longwood St., Rockford

 


 

GoodSTEPS

Goodwill's FREE money management course

Enroll in Goodwill's GoodSTEPS Program and whip your finances into shape. Goodwill’s course in money management will teach you everything you need to know about:

  • Building a Budget (how to save on everything from groceries to clothes!)
  • Banking Basics (learn how to open the perfect bank account for your needs)
  • Credit Reports (get a free credit report!)
  • Surviving Tax Time (it's time to get your papers in order!)
  • Insurance (protect what matters most to you: life, family, health)
  • How to Get Out of Your Financial Rut
  • Renting & Homebuying Basics (how to be a smart tenant & homebuyer)
**You can receive up to $150 for completing follow up projects after the course!**

NEXT CLASSES

September 14th thru October 7th
Mondays and Wednesdays - 10am to 12pm
Goodwill Missions Service Center - 615 N Longwood Street, Rockford
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To register or for more information, contact Goodwill at (815) 987-6236.

Start taking GoodSTEPS to become financially fit today!

GoodSTEPS Partners:

  • Prairie State Legal Services
  • Family Credit Management
  • MembersAlliance Credit Union
  • Generations Credit Union
  • HomeStart
  • Alpine Bank
  • Rockford Housing Authority

 

 

These programs are funded, in part, by United Way of Rock River Valley and the Rockford CA$H Coalition
United Way of Rock River Valley Rockford Cash Coalition

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