Free tax assistance for seniors

The City of Evanston provides two locations where seniors can schedule assistance from trained AARP volunteers to prepare their 2006 State and Federal Tax Returns.

The Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave., offers assistance starting Friday, Feb. 1 through Friday, April 11. Seniors can make their appointments on Tuesdays, between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m, beginning February 12; or on Fridays, between 9 a.m. to noon, beginning February 1. Seniors can schedule appointments at the Levy Center by calling (847) 448-8250.

The Commission on Aging also provides tax assistance to seniors at the Evanston Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave. Appointments can be made from 1 to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays, from Feb. 6 through April 9. To schedule a session at the Civic Center, call the Commission on Aging, (847) 866-2919.

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