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June 2020

TAP Employment and Resource Assistance

June 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - August 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
TAP Covington Office, 118 S Lexington Avenue
Covington, VA 24426 United States

Out of work? TAP can help find the right next steps for you. We will have additional staff members on-site in Covington to help make a plan, support your family, and get back on track. When: Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (other times by appointment) Where: TAP Covington Office 118 S. Lexington Ave. Covington, VA 24426 We can help with: Applying for unemployment Applying for Food Stamps, TANF, or Medicaid Creating or updating your resume Finding and applying…

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Fathers First Parenting Class

June 18, 2020 @ 8:30 am - July 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
VA United States

Are you a father looking to improve your relationship with your children, spouse, or partner? Would you like to learn how to communicate more effectively or to be a more effective parent? Join us for our Fathers First parenting class! In this 8-week course we’ll cover topics such as self-awareness, communication, healthy relationships, parenting skills, and more. Classes will consist of self-paced work due on Mondays at 5:00 p.m. and weekly video conferences on Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. Seating is…

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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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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

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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Free Meals for Kids (Winter Program): Jan 20 – June 2

January 20 @ 5:00 pm - June 2 @ 6:00 pm
Williamson Road Church of the Brethren, 3110 Pioneer Rd. NW
Roanoke, VA 24012 United States
Free Meals for Kids

Free food for kids every Wednesday until April 21.

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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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May 2021

Preparing for Homeownership with Teffany Henderson

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn from lenders, real estate agents and other experts about buying a home. This event offers free housing counseling. Get the facts about grants for down payment and closing cost assistance, tax credits, home loans and more. Buying a home may be the largest transaction you’ll ever make. Being a homeowner is exciting, but it’s also a major financial responsibility and one you need to prepare for. A housing counselor can help you plan and get a handle on your…

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