Financial Stability

You can help individuals connect with resources that increase their household income. When linked with training and employment opportunities, the unemployed or underemployed in our area obtain skills that can foster a career – and ultimately, kickstart their economic security.

$1,901,898 in Federal Refunds

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers in Greater Waterbury processed 1,315 tax returns in 2018, generating $1,901,898 in Federal refunds to low-income households and saving residents $263,000 in tax preparation fees.

Increasing financial stability through employment opportunities

The United Way's vision is for all Greater Waterbury residents to have adequate economic self-sufficiency for themselves and their families.

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Impact Area Map

Financial Stability Investments and Partnerships

TRAINING AND EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCED WORKERS

United Labor Agency
Apprenticeship
Employment Counseling Program

TRAINING AND EDUCATION FOR THE UNDER-EMPLOYED

SECURE JOBS
Employment/Housing Support
Financial Literacy

Waterbury Youth Services
Support for Self-Determination

INCOME SUPPORTS FOR WORKING HOUSEHOLDS IN CT

Association for Human Services
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
UConn Extension: Financial Literacy