Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Sites in Rhode Island

UPDATE: As of May 7, 2020 some VITA site are open to help Rhode Islanders file taxes but are limited in service due to health and safety reasons from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Here is a flier (as of 5/7/2020) of site who are either accepting drop-offs or other services to help people file their 2019 tax returns. Please call the contacts at these sites before visiting them in person. People may also wish to file their taxes online via the myfreetaxes.com website.

Low and modest-income Rhode Islanders may qualify for free help filing their taxes and applying for tax credits like the Earned Income Tax Credit. Below is a link to Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Sites in Rhode Island. Please be aware that certified volunteers can only prepare certain returns for which they are trained and certified.

Appointments are highly recommended. You must also bring picture identification for both the applicant and spouse and social security cards for everyone listed on the return.

2020 Tax Assistance (VITA) Sites (as of 1.31.2020)

*unless indicated otherwise an appointment is necessary

Bristol County

Bristol EBCAP/Benjamin Church
1020 Hope Street, Bristol, 02809
English
Open: January 30 – April 11
401-435-7876

Providence County

Progreso Latino
626 Broad Street, Central Falls, 02863
English, Español, Portuguese, Polish
Open: January 27 – April 18
401-728-5920
* Walk-in M, W, F, Sa

Comprehensive Community Action
311 Doric Avenue, Cranston, 02910
English, Español
Open: January 27- April 15
401-467-7013

East Bay Community Action Senior Center
610 Waterman Avenue, E. Providence, 02914
English
Open: January 28 – April 15
401-435-7876

Tri-Town Community Action
11 Emmanuel Street, North Providence, 02911
English
Open January 21 – December 31
401-519-1915

BVCAP Woodlawn Community Center
210 West Avenue, Pawtucket, 02860
English
Open: January 27 – April 14
401-475-5051

CAPP Hartford Ave
518 Hartford Ave, Providence, RI 02909
English, Español
Open: January 21 – April 15
401-273-2000 x143
* Walk-in M, Tues, W.

CAPP Elmwood Financial Center
770 Broad Street, Providence RI 02907
English, Español
Open: February 1 – April 12
401-273-2000 x143
* Walk-in Friday

Center for Southeast Asians
270 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907
English, Spanish, Portuguese, Portuguese, Creole, Khmer, Laotian
Open: January 23 – April 13
(401) 274-8811
* Walk-in M, Thurs., Sat. (closed on Saturdays after 3/21)

Amos House
460 Pine Street, Providence, 02907
English
Open: January 29 – April 15
401-272-0220
*Appointment & Walk-in W, Th., F, Sat.

Providence Spanish SDA Church
131 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, 02907
English, Español
Open: January 27 – April 15
401-270-9996
*Walk-in M, W, Sun

Genesis Center
620 Potters Avenue, Providence, 02907
English, Español
Open: January 21 – April 14
401-781-6110 x13

Federal Hill House
9 Courtland Street, Providence, RI 02909
English & Español
Open: January 27 – April 15
401-421-4722
*Walk-in Mon. – Thurs., Sat

Providence Housing Authority
50 Laurel Hill Avenue, Providence, 02909
English & Español
Open: January 21 – April 14
401-781-6110
*Walk-in M, W, Sat

OpenDoors
485 Plainfield St, Providence, 02909
English & Español
Open: January 23 – April 15
401-214-1807
*Walk-in Thurs, F

Capital City Community Center
Lillian Feinstein Senior Center
1085 Chalkstone Ave., Providence, 02909
English
Open: January 27 – April 15
401-455-3888
* Walk-in M, W, Sat.

Mount Hope Neighborhood Association
199 Camp Street, Providence, 02906
English
Open: January 21 – April 15
401-521-8830
*Walk-in Tues., W, Sat.

Johnson and Wales University
138 Mathewson St Room 402, Academic Center, Providence, 02903
English & Español
Open: March 11 – April 14
401-598-1020 or 401-598-4789

Connecting for Children & Families
46 Hope Street, Woonsocket, 02895
English, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese
Open: January 21 – November 2
401-766-3384

Community Care Alliance
800 Clinton Street, Suite 302
Woonsocket, 02895
English & Español
Open: January 27 – April 15
401-235-7187

Kent County

West Bay Community Action Inc.
218 Buttonwoods Avenue, Warwick, 02886
English
Open: February 3 – April 10
401-921-5350

Newport County

EBCAP/Presbyterian Church
4 Everett Street, Newport, 02840
English
Open: February 6 – April 2
401-435-7876

Washington County

Tri-County Community Action South
1935 Kingstown Road, Wakefield, 02879
English
Open January 21 – December 31
401-519-1915

JonnyCake Center of Peace Dale
1231 Kingstown Road, Peace Dale, RI 02879
English
Open: January 27 – April 14
401-789-1559 x10

Westerly Area Rest and Meals Inc.
56 Spruce Street, Westerly, RI 02891
English
Open: January 29 – April 20
401-596-9276

Tower Street Community Center
93 Tower Street, Westerly, RI 02891
English
Open: January 27 – April 15
401-639-1969
* Walk-in M, W

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