Client Resources

We strive to help our clients overcome the root causes and inter-connected issues of food insecurity, financial instability and shortfalls in education and job skills.

Client Support

Food Assistance

Client Support

Tax Preparation Assistance

For those who qualify, Beverly Bootstraps and its IRS-trained staff and volunteers prepare tax returns for low-income families and individuals at no cost. Please click here to see a list of documents you will need to bring to your intake appointment.

Starting January 16, 2024, call 978-927-1561 to schedule an appointment on the following days and times:

Mondays and Thursdays from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tuesdays from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fridays from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This tax preparation program will run from February 2 through April 12 at the following times:

Mondays: 3:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesdays: 3:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Fridays: 10:45 am – 2:00 pm
Saturdays: 8:45 am – 12:00 pm

Learn More About the Earned Income Tax Credit >>

Please go to the VITA website to search by zip code for other local sites that are offering tax assistance services. If you are able to prepare your taxes yourself, you can do so for free at My Free Taxes website.

Individuals 50 and over, can also utilize the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide website.

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Back-to-School Backpacks

Clients looking for backpack and school supply assistance: Our 2023 Back-to-School Backpack distribution is complete. All remaining backpacks have been distributed to public schools in our service area. If you need a backpack and school supplies for your child, please reach out directly to your child’s school.

If you would like to receive information when the 2024 Back-to-School backpack program begins, please complete this form >>

Winter Wishes Holiday Gifts

Our Winter Wishes Holiday Gifts program is full for the 2023 season.

Clients looking for holiday assistance: Our Winter Wishes Holiday Gift program is full for the 2023 season. If you would like to receive information when 2024 Winter Wishes Holiday Gifts registration begins, please complete this form >>

Fixin's for the Feast Thanksgiving Meals

Fixin’s for the Feast bags, a pre-packed bag of all the Thanksgiving fixin’s, is complete for 2023.

Do you need help with food for Thanksgiving? Please use this link to fill out the form and you will be added to our list. You will receive an email in mid-October 2024 with distribution details.

Please click here to view our Food Pantry hours >>

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