United Way of Brevard
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United Way of Brevard


VITA Tax Preparation Sites and Schedules                                                                

In-person free tax preparation is available to households earning less than $59,000 per year combined income.
No appointment necessary; first come, first served. Sites close April 15, 2017.  

CareerSource Brevard, Rockledge
295 Barnes Blvd., Rockledge, 32955
12:00PM to 5:00PM

CareerSource Brevard, Palm Bay
5275 Babcock St., NE, Palm Bay 32905
1:00PM to 5:00PM

CareerSource Brevard, Palm Bay 
5275 Babcock St., NE, Palm Bay 32905
1:00PM to 5:00PM

The Salvation Army, South     
1080 S. Hickory St., Melbourne 32901
9:00AM to 2:00PM 

Career Source Brevard has dress code guidelines - please review before you visit the site.  Click here for more info.

Patrick Air Force Base VITA Program:
For retired, active duty military and civilian employees (GS), a VITA site is available Monday – Friday by appointment only; call 321-494-4718.

Patrick AFB
Shark Center, Bldg. 3655
Satellite Beach, FL 32937

Click here for more information



Another life changed thanks to you!
Colton's Story

Colton_A.jpgColton is a vibrant, 22-year-old man, who suffers from a severe developmental disability that prevents him from communicating verbally and requires him to rely completely upon others for his personal care. Colton graduated from high school in 2015 at the age of 21, and enrolled that summer in Bridges, a United Way partner agency.

When Colton first enrolled at Bridges, he would not engage with his peers or Bridges staff. He spent nearly all day in his wheelchair, facing away from the group activities taking place. But the caring and persistent staff in his program got to know Colton and encouraged him to get out of his wheelchair and engage in activities. Four months after enrolling in the day program, Colton moved into a group home. As program staff continued to work with him, Colton became more and more outgoing.

Today, the young man who refused to get out of his wheelchair is now walking around the center with support, and sitting at tables with his peers, fully participating in group activities. He smiles all the time and is able to communicate his choices, readily responding to ‘yes’ or ‘no’ questions. He is stronger and more independent every day. Colton’s quality of life has improved immeasurably thanks to the community support that makes programs like this possible.