March
2021
COMMUNITY CONNECTION
The Next Phase of Connecticut’s COVID Vaccine Rollout Begins on April 1st
Beginning tomorrow, April 1, 2021, individuals who are 16 years of age and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine.

If you are 16 or older and live, work or go to school in Connecticut, you are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on April 1st.

Connecticut offers residents, workers and students several options for scheduling their COVID-19 vaccine appointment.

Click HERE to explore COVID-19 vaccination scheduling options.

Those who are unable to self-schedule an appointment due to lack of internet access or access to technology, a disability or a language barrier can call the COVID Vaccine Appointment Assist Line at 877-918-2224. The Assist Line is open seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The Deadline to File Your Taxes Has Been Extended To May 17th!
Use MyFreeTaxes to File Your Taxes Online for FREE!
MyFreeTaxes helps people file their taxes for free while getting the assistance they need. United Way provides MyFreeTaxes in partnership with the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

Visit www.myfreetaxes.com today to get started!

Since 2009, MyFreeTaxes has helped more than 1.3 million taxpayers claim every credit and deduction they deserve. These credits, including the Earned Income Tax Credit and Credit Tax Credit, maximize filers’ refunds and provide important opportunities for individuals and families to build financial stability.

The MyFreeTaxes filing software is powered by TaxSlayer, which uses the highest industry standards to safeguard your information. 

Need Help from an IRS-Certified Specialist?

Dial 866-698-9435 to get help from an IRS-certified call specialist via the MyFreeTaxes Helpline. The Helpline is open from 10 am-10 pm, seven days a week.
Did You Miss Connecticut United Ways ALICE Report Town Hall on The Cost of Health Care?
Connecticut United Ways recently hosted a virtual ALICE Report Town Hall on the Cost of Health Care.
 
The Town Hall featured 3 subject matter experts who provided their perspectives on access to health care, the cost of health care in Connecticut, social determinants of health and the need to address health disparities across our state.
 
If you were not able to attend the Cost of Health Care ALICE Report Town Hall or if you would like to share the information presented during the session with your network, please click HERE to access the recording.

SAVE THE DATE!

Connecticut United Ways' next ALICE Report Town Hall will focus on employment and workforce development. The virtual event will take place on May,18th at 8:00 AM. Click HERE to sign up!
 
To learn more about ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) visit alice.ctunitedway.org.
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