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August 2020

Head Start Job Fair, August 14, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

August 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Buena Vista Head Start Center, 2164 East Midland Trail
Buena Vista, VA 24416 United States
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Join us for TAP's Head Start job fair. See event details for times and locations.

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TAP Books Sale

August 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
TAP Books Warehouse, 901 11th St NE
Roanoke, VA 24012 United States

Note: this event has been postponed. We will post updates here when a new date has been scheduled. We thank you for your continued support.

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November 2020

Stand Down for Homeless Veterans: November 9, 2020

November 9, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Salem Civic Center, 1001 Roanoke Blvd
Salem, VA 24153 United States
TAP Veterans Program

The 2020 Stand Down for Homeless Veterans event will take place on November 9. This event, sponsored by the Department of Labor, Salem VA Medical Center, and Total Action for Progress, will provide homeless veterans with several services, including: Flu and Hepatitis A shots Boxed meals Housing information Other supplies as needed This event will follow COVID-19 PPE, social distancing, and hygiene protocols. When and Where? November 9, 2020, 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Salem Civic Center 1001 Roanoke Blvd.…

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Clothing Closet Grand Opening (Virtual Hybrid Event)

November 30, 2020 @ 10:00 am - December 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
TAP Covington Office, 118 S Lexington Avenue
Covington, VA 24426 United States
TAP Covington Clothes Closet

Help us kick off the grand opening of our new clothing closet in Covington! This exciting new resource will provide free clothing to men, women, and children in need. VIRTUAL AND BY APPOINTMENT CLOTHING CLOSET EVENT: The kickoff event will be part virtual and part in-person by appointment. We'll post photos of some of the available items, and encourage anyone to ask questions in the event or via private message. This virtual grand opening event will take place in December,…

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December 2020

Bridging the Community Gap – Virtual Event

December 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Event on City of Roanoke Facebook Page

Join us (virtually!) for Bridging the Community Gap, a special night where we spread peace and joy through song and come together as one community. Bring your friends and a donation of books (new or used), socks, gloves, or canned goods! When and where is Bridging the Community Gap taking place? December 10, 2020 • 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. This year the event is going virtual to keep our community safe! Our co-host, the City of Roanoke, will be…

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SwiftStart/RESTORE Program Orientation

December 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Roanoke Higher Education Center, 108 N Jefferson St.
Roanoke, 24016
TAP SwiftStart

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January 2021

Bag Day Giveaway – January 12, 13, 19 & 20

January 12 @ 11:00 am - January 20 @ 3:00 pm
TAP Covington Office, 118 S Lexington Avenue
Covington, VA 24426 United States
Bag Day Giveaway

Join us for Bag Day on January 12, 13, 19 and 20! How Bag Day works: Visitors are allowed to take a 13-gallon bag of men and/or women’s clothing home with them when they sign up for a spot on one of these four Bag Days. We will provide the 13-gallon bags. Due to limited supplies, children’s clothing, shoes, and men’s suits are not included in the Bag Day Giveaway. Bag Days do not count towards the once-per-month limit on visits.…

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February 2021

Homebuyer Education Workshop: Available Online until March 31

February 3 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm
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Thinking about buying your first home? If so, attend TAP's Homebuyer Education Workshop. What is the Homebuyer Education Workshop? TAP's Homebuyer Education Workshop is a free class held by our Housing Counseling program where first-time homebuyers can learn about the homebuying process. Topics include: How to choose a realtor The lending process and types of loans Money and credit management The closing process And more! How to Attend Due to COVID-19 guidelines, our in-person Homebuyer Education classes are temporarily unavailable. As…

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Free Tax Clinic: February 5 – April 15, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

February 5 @ 10:00 am - April 15 @ 3:00 pm
Dumas Center, 108 Henry Street
Roanoke, 24011
Free Tax Clinic

You can now complete and file your own tax returns from home for free! Chat assistance is available to answer any questions. Go to getyourrefund.org/tap to get started! If you are a Virginia resident with an annual household income of less than $57,000, or you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), you can get help from our FREE tax clinic! We’ll make sure your taxes are done correctly—including applying all tax credits for which you are eligible—and submit…

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March 2021

Cheers for Charity at Starr Hill

March 1 @ 3:00 pm - March 31 @ 9:00 pm
Starr Hill Pilot Brewery & Side Stage Roanoke, 6 Old Whitmore Ave
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Join us at Starr Hill Pilot Brewery & Side Stage this March for Cheers for Charity! During the month of March, $1 from every pint of The Love beer sold will be donated to our mission. Your donation helps touch the lives of thousands of families in our community each year, and offer them hope. Your support is changing lives and bettering our community in the areas of: education and employment housing domestic violence and family services financial services We…

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April 2021

Youth Employment Program Enrollment: April 1-31

April 1 @ 9:00 am - May 10 @ 5:00 pm
Roanoke Higher Education Center, 108 N Jefferson St.
Roanoke, 24016
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Y.A.L.E., one of our Youth Employment Programs, is currently enrolling for their next course beginning April 26, 2021.  What is Y.A.L.E.? Young Adult Life Enhancement (Y.A.L.E.) helps past or present court-involved young adults, ages 18-24, become self-sufficient, engaged citizens. Participants are paid while they learn valuable life skills and earn certifications. What does Y.A.L.E. offer? Y.A.L.E. offers its participants: Customer service and sales certification Access to additional certifications, such as CNA, ServSafe, and more Job-readiness skills Paid work experience and/or…

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May 2021

Head Start Open Enrollment: Friday, May 7, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Valley View Holiday Inn, 3315 Ordway Dr.
Roanoke, VA 24017 United States
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Join us for our Head Start Open Enrollment! We are currently recruiting children ages 6 weeks to 4 years old for full- and part-time care. When and Where May 7, 2021 • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Holiday Inn at Valley View 3315 Ordway Dr. Roanoke, VA 24017 What You Will Need for Head Start Open Enrollment To complete intake, a Head Start staff member will request the following documentation: • Verification of income - One of the following:…

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