Free Tax Prep Sites

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VITA provides free tax preparation services to low-to-moderate-income individuals and families.

What You Need to File Taxes

  • Photo ID for you (and spouse if filing jointly)

  • Social Security cards or statements for every member of your family included on your return

  • W-2s and/or 1099s from ALL of your jobs in 2023 

  • Form 1099-G from the state of CT showing any unemployment compensation

  • Interest, dividend and investment statements from your financial institutions

  • Self-employed income and expenses

  • Information on any expenses you paid in 2023: tuition and student loans (Form 1098T, 1098E); annual mortgage statement; charitable contributions; home or car taxes paid to your town; documentation from any child care provider of their tax ID number and how much you paid

  • Form 1095A if you had health insurance through Access Health CT

  • Want your refund direct deposited? Bring your routing and account number

In-Person & Online Locations:

Beacon Falls Senior Center
57 N Main St. Beacon Falls, CT 06403
Wednesday: 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Call 203-723-2344 for an Appointment

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance 

Hamden High School
2040 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514 

Dates and Times:
Open Jan 30 - April 17, 2023 
Monday and Wednesday 5:00 to 7:30PM 
Saturday 10:00AM to 1:30PM 

We will be closed on 2/8, 2/20, 4/12 and when Hamden schools are closed for inclement weather. 

Note: Mask required for everyone coming inside. 


1. Come to the high school
2. Fill out the intake form 3.
Leave the form, along with your tax documents, with our greeter at the reception table. The same volunteer team you previously worked with will prepare your returns. Just come back a week later to sign your completed documents.

If you have questions, please email Please do not call Hamden High School.


Additional Hamden location:

M.L. Keefe Community Center
11 Pine St. Hamden, CT 06514
Drop Off Services
Thurs. 3pm-8pm

Brookside Estates
In-person for residents only
Online services for the public

Community Action Agency of New Haven
419 Whalley Ave,
Mon. 5:30PM - 8:30PM
Call 203-387-7700

Evergreen AAA VITA
43 Norton Ave. New Haven, CT
In Person
Mon & Wed. 6PM - 9PM
Sat. 3:00PM - 6:00PM

Gateway Community College
20 Church St. New Haven, CT 06510
In Person - ** STUDENTS ONLY**
Appointments Required

New Haven Financial Empower Center @ The Mitchell Library
37 Harrison St
New Haven, CT
Mon. 12 - 4PM
Call 211 for an Appt.

Yale New Haven Hospital
Yale Employees only
Fri. 10am-4pm

Havenly Treats
25 Temple St.
In-Person—First Come, First Serve
Mon. 6PM - 8PM
Site contact #: (203) 503-1646

Tax Haven
150 Sargent Dr. New Haven, CT 06511
Patients only
Call 475-355-7873

New Haven Free Public Library - Main Library
133 Elm St, New Haven, CT 06510
In Person
Mon.-Thurs. 4PM—7:30PM
Fri. 11AM—4:30PM
Sat. 11AM– 2:30PM

New Reach
267 Peck St. New Haven, CT 06513
Every other Saturday beginning Jan. 21st / 9AM - 2PM
Call 211 for an Appt.

New Haven Public Library - Wilson Branch
303 Washington Ave. New Haven, CT 06513
Tues. 4:30- 7:30PM
Sat.1PM - 4PM
Call 203-946-2228 for appointment

Southern Connecticut State University-School of Business
501 Crescent St. New Haven, CT 06515
Weds. 5:00PM-7:30PM
*Beginning March 1, 2023
Call 203-329-5691 for an appt.

West Haven Community House
227 Elm St. West Haven, CT 06516
Saturday: 9AM - 12PM
Call 211 for an Appt.

Woodbridge Senior Center
4 Meetinghouse Ln. Woodbridge
Tues. 9AM - 1PM
Call 203-389-3429 for an appt. - File a simple return for free, including the State return. No income limit. - Free file through IRS website 


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