Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Program Name: VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)

Location(s)/Contact Info:

35 Mt. Carmel Ave
3rd Floor
Chicopee, MA 01013
(413) 612-0206


VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) offers free tax preparation to low-to moderate income people.  Certified volunteers receive training to help prepare basic tax returns.  The Valley Opportunity Council offers free electronic filing (e-file).  People who take advantage of hte e-file program will receive their refunds in half the time compared to returns filed on paper-and even faster if they elect to have their refunds deposited directly into their bank accounts.


  • Must be a resident of Massachusetts
  • Individual/Family Income cannot exceed $50,000 annually
  • Cannot assist those who are self-employed or those who have rental income
  • If income was earned from out of state employment or unemployment is received from out of state, we cannot assist

Service Area:

Can serve any resident of Massachusetts