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Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness

Send your Clients to Free Tax Sites

Upcoming Free Super Tax Days

Tuesday, February 22nd
Time: 4pm–8pm
Lawrence Community Center hosted by HomeFront
295 Eggerts Crossing Rd, Lawrenceville, NJ

Wednesday, February 23rd
Time: 11am–3pm
Mercer County Community College - James Kerney Campus
North Broad & Academy Streets, Trenton, NJ 08608

Wednesday, February 23rd
Time: 4:30pm–7:30pm
The Children's Home Society of New Jersey
635 South Clinton Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08611
(609) 695-6274 Ext 168

Thursday, February 24th
Time: 10am-1pm
Shiloh Capital City – One Stop Career Development Center
Rowan Towers
620 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08611
(609) 393-7777

Saturday, February 26th
Time: 9am–2pm
Mercer County Community College - James Kerney Campus
North Broad & Academy Streets, Trenton, NJ 08608

Free Tax Sites

Boys & Girls Club, 212 Centre St., Trenton, NJ, Call For An Appointment at 609-392-3191- ext. 17
Mon – 6:30pm-8pm, Tue 11am-2pm, Wed 11am-2pm, Thu 11am-2:30pm, and Sat 2/26, 3/19, 4/09

Crisis Ministry, 123 East Hanover St., Trenton, NJ
Thursday – 1pm-4pm; Friday – 1pm -4pm; Saturday – 9am-Noon - Walk-In. (closed 2/19, 2/26)

Trenton Library- Main Branch, 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ
Saturdays 9am -5pm- Call for appointment at 609-392-7188.

Mercer County Hispanic Association (MECHA), 18 East 6th Ave, Hamilton, NJ
Tue 9:30am – 3:30pm or 821. S. Broad Street, Trenton, Thu 9:30am -3:30pm,
102 Main Street, 2FL, Suite 4&5, Hightstown
Saturdays 2/26, 3/12, 4/09. Call For An Appointment at 609-392-2446.

Hamilton Library, 1 Municipal Drive, Hamilton, NJ
Wed and Thursday, 9am-noon, Walk-in

Sam Naples Senior Center, 611 Chestnut Avenue, Trenton
Mon-Thur, Noon-3pm by Appointment at 609-989-3462 - starting the week of Feb 28th.

IRS Office, One State St. Square, 50 West State St. , Trenton, NJ 08608
Monday-Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., **This office will be open on the following Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.: 1/29/11, 2/5/11, 2/26/11 & 3/26/11. 609-989-0533

Other Mercer County Site


  • Picture ID
  • Social Security Cards (or ITINs) and dates of births for the taxpayer, spouse, and children and any other dependents you are claiming.
  • W2 form (Document provided by your employer listing your earnings and taxes paid.) 1099 Forms (Document listing your different sources of income. Most commonly used by people working under contracts.)
  • Copy of 2009 Income Tax Return if possible.
  • Bank account number, routing number. (Bring a voided check.)
  • First come, first served basis. Additional appointments are available at different dates


  • Families with a combined income of less than $50,000.
  • Couples and singles without children earning less than $50,000.
  • Immigrants without a social security number will be assisted.


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Predatory Lending and Foreclosure Awareness FREE Training Session

New Jersey Citizen Action is holding a FREE Train-the Trainer Session on Predatory Lending and Foreclosure Awareness on Thursday, February 24, 2011. The training will be held at the Greater Newark Business Development Center (GNBDC) office in Newark, NJ. The daylong session is designed specifically for housing counselors of HUD certified counseling agencies and for those in other agencies and organizations providing assistance and information to homeowners who may be facing foreclosure.

To reserve a place to attend the training session in Newark, please contact me at 732-246-4772, ext. 13 or at Roxanne@njcitizenaction.org. Kindly leave the name of the agency and the names of the counselors who will be attending.

The GNBDC’s office is located at 744 Broad Street, on the 26th Floor, in Newark, NJ 07102. The training will begin at 10:00 am and will end by 3:00 pm. Light refreshments will served in the morning and lunch will be served. There is no charge for the training. Trainees should arrive by 9:30 AM for coffee and registration so the training can begin on time.

Free Mortgage Assistance

Monday, February 28th
Hamilton Township Free Public Library
1 Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. Way
Hamilton, NJ 08619

First Time Homeownership, including personalized counseling services, matched savings products, down payment assistance and new affordable housing developments in Trenton.

Foreclosure Assistance

  • NJ Mediation Program - specialized counseling and interventions to prevent Sheriff sales.
  • **NEW** NJ Home Keeper Program - for homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure and have experienced a substantial reduction in income due to involuntary unemployment, underemployment, or a medical condition.
  • The Mortgage Assistance Pilot (MAP) - provides temporary financial assistance to income-eligible homeowners who wish to remain in their homes but are in imminent danger of foreclosure due to short-term financial problems beyond their control.

To Register: cbrown@isles.org or Ms. Brown (609) 341-4789

For More Information

Please Contact: Herb Levine, Executive Director, hlevine@merceralliance.org or 609-844-1006.


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