YCCA Empowers Families with Free Tax Assistance

February 7, 2024 | Category: Press Release

Davis, CA — Yolo County Children’s Alliance (YCCA), an organization dedicated to the well-being of local families, is excited to announce its renewed partnerships with Yolo County and United Way California Capital Region to provide free tax assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Families in Yolo County with a household income of less than $66,000 can qualify. 

Key Features of the Free Tax Prep Program: 

  1. Maximize Refunds: Qualifying families can take advantage of state and federal credits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Young Child Tax Credit, and the new Foster Youth Tax Credit, providing crucial financial support.
  2. Save on Tax Preparation Fees: If your 2023 household income was less than $66,000, the program can help you save an average of $200 in tax preparation fees. 
  3. Convenient Locations: Appointments are available now at the following locations throughout Yolo County: 
  • YCCA West Sacramento Family Resource Center; Call (916) 572-0560 
  • Empower Yolo in Woodland; Call (530) 661-6336
  • UC Davis; Call 2-1-1 
  • RISE in Esparto; Call (530) 787-4110 
  • Arthur F. Turner Library in West Sacramento; Call 2-1-1 

Yolo County Children’s Alliance is proud to partner with Yolo County to bring these essential tax services to various communities across the county. Families can schedule an appointment at their preferred location by calling 2-1-1.  

“I’m excited to bring this valuable service to our community again this year” says Miguel Guerra, YCCA Family Resource Center Assistant Manager. We offer year-round appointments in English, Spanish, Russian, and Dari, allowing us to truly serve our diverse community.”  

For more information about YCCA’s involvement in the Free Tax Prep program, eligibility criteria, and appointment scheduling, please visit www.yourfreetaxprep.org or contact the YCCA Family Resource Center at (916) 572-0560. 


About Yolo County Children’s Alliance: Opening in 2002, the Yolo County Children’s Alliance (YCCA) is a nonprofit organization that ensures everyone in Yolo County has access to the resources they need to build meaningful ties to their communities and each other. To accomplish this, YCCA has expanded on our foundational role as the Child Abuse Prevention Council of Yolo County. Today, we serve as an inter-agency coordinator, building networks of support throughout Yolo County to deliver programs funded by numerous community and government grants, as well as individual donations. Our work focuses on three family-strengthening pillars: Family Support, Parent Education, and Community Collaboration. Visit www.YoloKids.org to learn more.