TEAM will offer free tax preparation and filing services to eligible Valley households needing to file their 2019 returns.

TEAM will be at 30 Elizabeth Street, Derby, Mondays noon to 4 p.m. and Wednesdays 4 to 8 p.m.; Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Avenue, Derby, Sundays 1 to 4 p.m.; and Milford Senior Center, 9 Jepson Drive, Milford, on Sundays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Mondays, 5 to 8 p.m.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program prepared more than 1,200 income tax returns last year. TEAM is a private, nonprofit human services agency serving the greater Valley region and Milford whose mission is to strengthen communities by educating, supporting and empowering individuals and families.

VITA is a financial literacy initiative providing free tax preparation services for individual or family incomes less than $56,000 per year. TEAM’s IRS-trained volunteers not only prepare/file basic tax returns - they also educate participants on the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), child tax credits, and many other tax-related issues and opportunities.