The Financial Stability Network provides pro bono financial services from 100+ financial experts to assist low to moderate-income families and individuals with everything from reducing debt and increasing income to tax preparation and financial mentoring. We assist residents of the District of Columbia and the surrounding Maryland counties of Montgomery, Prince George’s, Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s.
The Financial Stability Network provides pro bono (free) assistance in the following areas:
- Financial Mentoring: Individuals and families will meet with a trained financial mentor several hours per month to review everything from budgeting techniques and financial management to debt reduction and retirement planning. Interested in becoming a mentor?
- Financial Education: A broad range of financial topics are offered through are offered throughout the year through both live and virtual (Zoom) sessions.
- Free Tax Return Preparation: Make less than $58K? Typical tax returns we complete through our VITA program generate a $2,000 refund due in large part to the earned income credit. Catholic Charities provides tax preparation services through the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. The virtual format is focused on Form W2 taxpayers who are expecting a tax refund. Taxpayers (with income of less than $58,000) who have access to a smartphone or computer (with a camera) can get their taxes prepared safely for free. For questions, please contact [email protected]
We are opening our registration until the end of April.