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Santa Cruz Community Ventures

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General Agency Information
Name:Santa Cruz Community Ventures
Alternate Name(s):SCCV
Address:324 Front St.
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-460-2317
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 9-5
Description:At Santa Cruz Community Credit Union (SCCCU), we are passionate about contributing to lasting social and economic justice. The community development work of SCCCU is implemented through Santa Cruz Community Ventures, the 501(c)(3) affiliate of SCCU, which also secures additional funding for these programs.

SCCV equips people in our community with tools to achieve lasting financial security and independence. We accomplish this through programs in asset building, financial education, free tax assistance, and lending. Through these programs we are able to help low-wage, working families and individuals build assets including homes, higher education, and small businesses. Visit our website to learn more.
Programs:Free Tax Assistance:
must earn less than $54K to qualify
No appointment necessary
IRS certified preparers
February 1st thru April 15th
What to Bring
Social Security Card or ITIN letter for EVERYONE on tax return
Valid Photo ID
Wage and Earing Statements (form w-2, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, ect.)
Other tax documents (health insurance statement 1095-A, B, or C)
A copy of your 2015 tax return is not required, but it is very helpful.

Santa Cruz Community Credit Union
324 Front Street, Santa Cruz
Wednesdays and Fridays, 4-8pm
Saturdays 12-4pm

YWCA 340 E. Beach St., Watsonville
Tuesdays, 4-8pm; Sundays, 12-4pm (Only in February, Closed on February 19th)

Community Action Board: 408 Main St., Watsonville
(Enter thru public parking lot on Union St. behind the building) Thursdays, 4-8pm

Financial Education Workshops:
Santa Cruz Community Ventures offers ongoing free financial education workshops throughout Santa Cruz County. See website for details and link to register.
Volunteer Info:Volunteers are an essential part of assisting people become more financially stable through education and tax assistance. See website for online form.
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Funding Source:Donations
Related Agencies
Parent Agency:Santa Cruz Community Credit Union
Subject Headings
 Banking Services Information and Support
Community Development Financial Institutions
Individual Development Accounts
Money Management
Private Nonprofits
Tax Preparation Assistance
This record last modified February 19, 2017

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