UNHP Free Tax Preparation

By Appointment Only! Schedule your appointment at our Financial Fitness Open House on 1/15/20 OR by phone starting 1/16/20

Select Wednesdays and Saturdays through April 8, 2019


UNHP 2020Tax Schedule

Wednesdays from 1pm to 6 pm and Saturdays from 10 am until 4 pm

January: Wednesday 1/29

February: Saturday 2/1. Wednesday 2/5. Saturday 2/15. Wednesday 2/19. Saturday 2/22. Wednesday 2/26

March: Saturday 3/7. Wednesday 3/25. Saturday 3/28

April: Wednesday 4/1. Saturday 4/4. Wednesday 4/8

Northwest Bronx Resource Center at Refuge House:
2715 Bainbridge Avenue Bronx, NY 10458


Free Federal and State Income Tax Filing in the Bronx!

UNHP’s 2020 Tax Preparation Program is scheduling tax appointments for those who have received the necessary paperwork for the filing (1099, W-2, SSA etc…) at our Financial Fitness Event on 1/15/20 in person and by phone starting 1/16/20

Call (718) 933-2539 to make an appointment. No Walk-ins, please.

UNHP 2020 Tax Schedule

Wednesdays from 1pm to 6 pm and Saturdays from 10 am until 4 pm

Income limits and other restrictions apply - $30,000 filing single and $55,000 for people filing married or with dependants. Tax filers earning more than these limits can file for free through our UNHP Facilitated Tax Assistance program. Call us to make an appointment for that service.

UNHP files taxes at the UNHP Northwest Bronx Resource Center at Refuge House:

2715 Bainbridge Avenue,
Bronx, NY 10458 (off East 196th Street and around the corner from OLR Church)

Do you need handicap access? - let us know when you call and we will schedule you at our handicap accessible sites.

• January: Wed. 29

• February: Sat. 1/ Wed. 5 / Wed. 12/ Sat. 15/ Wed. 19/ Sat. 22/ Wed. 26

• March: Sat. 7 / Wed. 25 / Sat. 28

April: Wed. 1/Sat. 4/ Wed. 8


Getting Ahead - Personal Finance Workshops
Thursday, Feb 6, 2020
February 6, 2020, 6:00pm-8:00pm

2668 Decatur Avenue Bronx NY 10458 Near East 195th St


The Getting Ahead program is a four-session financial empowerment class designed to help you identify and work towards your own financial goals. You will create a financial plan that is actionable, and access building-block financial products to improve money management skills and build a healthy personal spending plan (aka budget).

Next cycle begins @ Larimar Center on Thursday, February 6, 2020 and continues for the following three Thursdays through February 27, 2020.

When: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This course will be offered in English. The next Spanish language course will be offered from March 3rd until March 31, 2020.

Where: 2668 Decatur Avenue, near E 195th St

RSVP by:
calling 718-933-2539 or visiting our website

The course is free and space is limited! Secure your spot now.

At the four-week Getting Ahead workshop, you treated with the individual attention you deserve to establish a roadmap to financial stability.

By the end of the 4 session workshop, graduates will:
Results are impressive! After 24 months on average,

  • · Receive completion certificate, free credit report, and score
  • · Identify a long-term financial goal and create a plan with clear action steps to achieve this goal (i.e.Homeownership, entrepreneurship, retirement or higher education)
  • · Learn about the Gateway Banking Package, a selection of socially responsible financial products offered by partner community development credit unions and designed specifically to help clients GET AHEAD
  • · Participate in a one-on-one counseling session with an expert Neighborhood Trust Financial Advisor to address individual debt, credit, budgeting and savings issues

Credit Card Debt reduced by $2,000

Majority of Clients Improve Credit Score by 65 points

Salir Adelante. Clases Finacieras Personalizadas
Tuesday, Mar 3, 2020
March 3, 2020, 6:00pm-8:00pm

2759 Webster Ave Bronx, NY 10458 Near East 197th Street


!Tome los pasos para salir Adelante!

¿Estas interesado en estabilidad financiera? ¡UNHP le puede ayudar! Ayuda gratuita y profesional está disponible.

Tome control de sus finanzas en el próximo Taller de Educación Financiera, patrocinado por University Neighborhood Housing Program. El curso, en Español, empieza el Martes, 03 de Marzo de 6:00-8:00PM en POTS, 2759 Webster Ave, Bronx, NY 10458. Se reúne por 5 sesiones, 1 día a la semana, empezando el 3 de Marzo hasta el 31 de Marzo,cubriendo varios temas como embargos, agencias de colecciones, crédito, préstamos estudiantiles, ahorros y más.

Al final del taller de 4 sesiones, los graduados:

· Recibiran certificado de finalización, informe de crédito gratuito y puntaje

· Identificaran un objetivo financiero a largo plazo y cree un plan con pasos de acción claros para lograr este objetivo (es decir, propiedad de vivienda, emprendimiento, jubilación o educación superior)

· Conoceran el paquete Gateway Banking, una selección de productos financierossocialmente responsables ofrecidos por las cooperativas de ahorro y crédito
para el desarrollo comunitario y diseñado específicamente para ayudar a los clientes A Seguir Hacia Delante

· Participaran en una sesión de asesoramiento individual con un asesor financieroexperto de Neighborhood Trust para abordar problemas individuales de deuda,
crédito, presupuesto y ahorro

¡Los resultados son impresionantes! Después de 24 meses en promedio

La deuda de la tarjeta de crédito se redujo en $ 2,000

Mayoría de clientes mejora el puntaje de crédito en 65 puntos

¡Regístrese hoy! Registre su información en la caja a la derecha para inscribirse, llame al (718)933-2539 o visite

Espacio limitado. Taller también es ofrecido en Ingles. Workshops are also available in English starting in the winter. Call (718) 933-2539 for English language workshop.


UNHP Financial Fitness Open House
Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020
11am to 5:30pm
January 15, 2020, 11am to 5:30pm

UNHP Northwest Bronx Resource Center at Refuge House 2715 Bainbridge Avenue Bronx, NY 10458


Get ready to file your taxes and access our free financial and housing services at the UNHP Financial Fitness Open House!

  • Schedule your 2020 tax appointment with UNHP
  • Enroll in the NYC Affordable Housing Lottery ( by appointment)
  • Eviction Prevention Information
  • Meet with an Ariva Ready to Rent Financial Counselor
  • File for the NYC Rent Freeze for seniors and people with disabilities and learn about homeowner tax exemptions
  • Get information about affordable banking products and credit union options
  • Learn about opportunities for homeowner assistance, programs for first-time homebuyers, 1:1 financial advisement and free financial education workshops.
  • Get screened for SNAP and monthly food pantry
  • 4 pm FreeTax Workshop by Bronx Legal Services covering EITC denial, Tax liens, and Tax debts

Please RSVP (718)933-2539

Participating Groups:

  • Ariva Ready to Rent
  • NYC Tenants Support Unit
  • Part of the Solution POTS
  • Institute for Mediation and Conflict Resolution
  • Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) at Bronx Legal Services
  • Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union (LESPFCU)


Legal Services Bronx Low-Income Taxpayer Workshop/Taller Gratis de Impuestos
Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020
3:45 Check-In 4pm Workshop
January 15, 2020, 3:45 Check-In 4pm Workshop

Northwest Bronx Resource Center 2715 Bainbridge Avenue Bronx, NY (off of 196th Street)


​Bronx Legal Services Low-Income Taxpayer Workshop

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at the UNHP Financial Fitness Event

3:45 workshop check-in and 4 pm start

Legal advisors from the Bronx LITC will be onsite at the UNHP Financial Fitness Event starting at 11 am and will present information about tax issues at a 4 pm workshop

  • Earned Income Tax Credit denial
  • Tax liens and levies
  • Tax debt negotiations
  • IRS and NYS legal notices

Bronx Legal Services offers free legal assistance to help Bronxites resolve tax problems with the IRS and NYS Department of Taxation and Finance. Come to the workshop to get more information about their services.

Informacion sobre servicious legales gratuitos, EITC negados, embargos de impuestos, negocaciones de impuestos y otro posible problemas con el IRS. RSVP (718) 933-2539

Bronxtober Resource Fest
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019
October 19, 2019, 11:00am-4:00pm

Concourse House
2751 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10468


Bronxtober Resource Fest!

On-the-Spot Housing and Financial Services Assistance and Follow-Up Opportunities for Bronx Tenants, Homeowners and First-time Homebuyers.

Information and resources for Bronx renters, homeowners and homebuyers.

Opportunities to speak to legal representatives, counselors, advisers and program associates and schedule follow-up appointments for a variety of services will also be available on-site.

  • Eviction Prevention Services
  • Credit Report
  • Free financial counseling focused on helping you with your next apartment move
  • First-time Homebuyer Incentive Programs
  • Tax and water savings for Homeowners
  • Special programs for Homeowners
  • Enrollment in the STAR Program for homeowners
  • Homeowner energy-saving giveaways, info on weatherization program and no-cost energy survey from NWBCCC Weatherization Project for qualified owners
  • Legal Advisors
  • NYC Rent Freeze & NYC Housing Connect enrollment
  • Workshops to help you understand Housing Connect and another workshop on How to Follow-up after you enroll in the NYC housing lottery.
  • Follow-up appointments for free 1:1 financial coaching, group financial education, and other NWBRC services
  • *Free Housing Workshop! Free and open to all. Pre-registration is ideal for workshop and housing connect enrollment.(718)933-2539

Partner List in Formation Ariva Ready to Rent, NYC HPD, NHS, Department of Finance, NYC Tenant Support Unit, Part of the Solution (POTS), NWBCCC Weatherization, LESPFCU, 

Snacks, raffles, giveaways

Special thanks to JPMorgan Chase for their generous sponsorship of this Bronx community event

Feria de Recursos!

Asistencia Disponible para Servicios Financieros y de Vivienda; Oportunidades para Citas de Seguimiento para Inquilinos del Bronx, Dueños de Vivienda y Primeros Compradores.

Información y Recursos para Inquilinos, Propietarios y Compradores.

Oportunidades de hablar con representantes legales, banqueros, y consejeros y hacer citas de seguimiento para una variedad de servicios que tambien estarán disponibles ese día.

  • Servicios de Prevención de Desalojo
  • Información sobre Subvenciones de Renta
  • Programas de Incentivos para Primeros Compradores de Casa
  • Ahorros de Agua e Impuestos para Propietarios
  • Inscripción en el programa STAR para Propietarios
  • Regalos de Ahorros de Energía para Propietarios, Información sobre Programas de Climatización, y encuestas de energía baja para dueños que califiquen de NWBCCC
  • Asistencia Legal
  • Aplicaciones para el Programa de Congelar la Renta y Aplicaciones para Housing Connect
  • Productos Bancarios de bajos costos
  • Talleres, Reportes de Crédito y Consejería Financiera 1:1

(718) 933-2539

Lista de grupos invitados en proceso.

Rifas y Regalos serán disponibles.