Our Work

Prosperity in Windham County is...

 

Our Focus Areas & Goals
Basic Needs:
  • All people have access to an adequate supply of nutritious food.
  • All people have access to shelter.
Employment:
  • All people who want to work have the skills and resources they need to seek, gain and maintain employment.
Housing:
  • All people have safe, sustainable housing over the lifetime.
Transportation:
  • All people have the transportation they need to get to work and to meet their basic needs.

 

Our Strategy

  • MyFreeTaxes.com
    Free, online self-service tax filing tool funded by H&R block for individuals and households earning under $66,000. 
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
    Free, in-person tax filing assistance with an IRS-Certified tax preparer for individuals and households earning under $55,000. 
  • Kids in Coats
    Provides families selected at random with vouchers which can be redeemed at local participating stores to purchase new or gently used winter clothing for their children. 
  • Continuum of Care of Southern Windham County
    A coalition established to fight to end homelessness in our communities.
  • Hunger Council of the Windham Region
    Focuses on discussing and strategizing ideas to supply all individuals with an adequate amount of nutritious food. 
 

How You Can Help

  1. Join the HOPE Team as a volunteer! 
  2. Volunteer for the VITA Program.