Our ServicesResource and Referral:Contact the Family Resource Center office for information on services available through community providers.AEP Neighbor to Neighbor Program:This program helps eligible AEP customers get their electric turned back on or stop service disconnection. Program does not pay for deposits or reconnect fees. Please contact the Family Resource Center for program dates or to schedule an appointment.Summer Lunch Program:Free lunch for children and their families! Join us Monday through Friday from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at Woodward Elementary School for a nutritious lunch and fun family activities. Program begins the Monday after school lets out and ends the Friday before school starts.Diaper Bank:The Family Resource Center is one of four diaper bank locations in Delaware. We can provide an emergency supply of ten diapers once a month. The other locations are Common Ground Free Store, Liberty Community Center, and People in Need.Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program:The Bridges Community Action Partnership offers free tax preparation at the Family Resource Center.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)/Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs are IRS-sponsored program designed to help low- and moderate-income taxpayers, individuals with disabilities, the elderly, and individuals with limited English. The VITA/TCE programs have resulted in millions of dollars returned to local taxpayers.
- Anyone whose annual income is less than $55,000
- Anyone who's over the age of 60, regardless of income
- Available in all six of our service counties (Union, Delaware, Madison, Champaign, Logan, and Shelby) as well as Marion County
How to Apply
Tax preparation services are offered from mid-January through mid-April at multiple locations throughout Ohio. Appointments are strongly encouraged, but walk-ins are welcomed.English for Speakers of Other Languages Classes:Classes for adult speakers of other languages who want to improve their ability to read, write, and speak English. Classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays during the school year from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the Family Resource Center. Classes are provided by the Delaware Area Career Center.Dolly Parton's Imagination Library:Children from birth up to 5 years of age can receive a FREE book in the mail each month. To register, contact the Family Resource Center. There is no fee is register when you register through the Family Resource Center.