Financial Stability


The COA offers assistance with the completion of forms and gathering support materials for a variety of support services.  


Veterans Pensions.  We work in conjunction with our local Veteran’s Representative, Steven Roy.   


Berkshire Community Action Council.  We provide information and help filling out the initial forms for the Fuel Assistance Program, as well as the annual reapplication process.


State Tax Exemptions.  We will assist in filling out the annual forms for Surviving Spouse, the Over 70 Exemption, the Blind Exemption and Veterans Exemption and their submission to the Assessor’s Office.


Tax Work Off Program.  We invite seniors to volunteer to work for the Town in a variety of capacities and earn up to a $750 tax reduction annually.  Application forms are online or stop into the COA office.  Income eligibility applies.