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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

This program provides free tax preparation to households with annual income of $53,000 or less.  Tax counseling determines eligibility for the Earned Income Tax Credit and other credits that increase refund amounts, and e-filing with direct deposit can provide refunds in 7 to 10 days.

ABE/GED Assistance

Pre-GED classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in partnership with Harford Community College.  Scholarships are available for the GED classes, books and test fees. Income eligibility is 200% of federal poverty guidelines.

Employment Assistance
This provides those seeking employment one-on-one assistance and group workshops in the areas of resume writing, interview etiquette, and filling out online applications.  Income eligibility is 200% of federal poverty guidelines.

Earned Benefits Online (EBO)

This is a benefits access program tool used to screen clients for eligibility of assistance throughout the state of Maryland.


Harford Community Action Agency, Inc (Administrative and Food Bank Location)
1321-B Woodbridge Station Way
Edgewood, MD 21040

Harford Community Action Agency, Inc (Supportive Services Location)
1010 Gateway Road
Edgewood, MD 21040

Need help after hours?
Dial 2-1-1 from a cellphone or landline.
If you cannot reach us through 2-1-1, dial 410-685-0525 (greater Baltimore area) or 1-800-492-0618 (elsewhere in Maryland).


The Harford Community Action Agency, Inc. prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status.