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Let’s Build Your Financial Future Together

Our Programs

All of our programs are free and delivered through our team of highly-trained volunteers. Income eligibility requirements apply, so please check each program to see if you qualify. 

*The Internal Revenue Service announced that it will begin accepting and processing 2020 tax year returns on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. This start date will result in a delay in issuing Tax Refunds.  CASH will continue to be available to accept client documents for input and preparation but will not be transmitting them to the IRS until we are sure all tax programs have been updated.*

Free Tax Prep (VITA)

Get help with filing your taxes from IRS Certified Volunteers

Financial Coaching

Get help with filing your taxes from IRS Certified Volunteers

About Us

Creating Assets Savings and Hope (CASH) is a community coalition of over 40 organizations, working together to improve life for low-income working families in Monroe County.

We’re a pioneer and national leader in the effort to provide financial services to low-income families. CASH was convened by the United Way of Greater Rochester in 2002. Since June 2007, CASH has been headquartered at Empire Justice Center.

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Our Impact


Families received help filing tax returns


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Total EITC benefits to working families

“The Department of Social Services told me I owed $42,000 when I sold my home. After getting help from CASH, we decreased the amount to $20,000. The volunteers at CASH were a huge help.”

—Laurie, mother and homeowner

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Get in Touch

Visit our Contact Us page to get in touch and find our locations.