Free tax-preparation services offered

The United Way of Acadiana is offering free tax preparation services at 11 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites across Acadiana starting Tuesday.

The free service is offered by IRS-certified and trained volunteers.

In addition to the 11 sites, three “Super Tax Days” are scheduled:

  • 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Lafayette Consolidated Government building at 111 Shirley Picard Drive.
  • 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Clifton Chenier Center, 220 W. Willow St.
  • 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Vermilion Parish Library, 405 E. Victor St., Abbeville.

Free tax assistance will be offered at sites across Acadiana. Some sites open Tuesday, though, some open at a later date. Call site for specific information.

Free tax assistance will be offered at the following sites:

  • Acadia Parish: ASSIST Agency 11 N. Parkerson, Crowley, (337) 788-7550, Ext. 138.
  • Iberia Parish: Iberia Parish Library 445 E. Main St., New Iberia, (337) 365-2691; SMILE CAA/Iberia Parish, 722 Walton St., New Iberia, (337) 365-8151.
  • Lafayette Parish: Acadiana High School 315 Rue de Belier, Lafayette, (337) 984-2324; Lafayette CA Center, 501 St. John St., Lafayette, (337) 234-3272, Ext. 219.
  • St. Landry Parish: Continuous Links, 8202 La. 182, Opelousas, (337) 225-0424; The SW Center for Rural Initiatives 1209 Diesi St., Opelousas, (337) 943-2410.
  • St. Martin Parish: SMILE CAA/St. Martinville, 2097 Terrace Road, St. Martinville, (337) 394-6014.
  • St. Mary Parish: St. Mary CAA Central Office, 1407 Barrow St., Franklin, (337) 828-5703.
  • Vermilion Parish: ASSIST Agency, 407 Charity St., Abbeville, (337) 898-9554.

For more information, visit: http://www.unitedwayofacadiana.org.