Justice. Opportunity. Inclusion.

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Your Money. Your Future. Mission

We exist to create economic justice, financial inclusion, and the opportunity for all residents of New York City to build financially-empowered and prosperous lives. Our work of providing free financial counseling and free tax preparation services is the first step toward economic independence and long-term wealth-building.

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Free Tax Preparation Honest, Innovative, & High-Quality Service

We are the top free tax preparation community-based organization in the Bronx. We help eligible New York City residents file their tax returns and claim credits. Our high-quality, expert tax services are available in over 30 locations.

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“We care about each person who visits us, and we teach our clients how to navigate our financial systems.” – Maribel Montilla, Tax Program Director

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Free Financial Counseling Creating Equity in the Bronx & New York City

We share power, resources, and knowledge with our community to build financial literacy and remove barriers to economic access. We are proud to collaborate with incredible partners like the Mexican Consulate, Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS), Legal Hand, and so many more to offer NYC residents advice about money management and wealth-building. Our free, confidential programs are personalized for you: our financial counselors work to understand your economic challenges and help you achieve your goals and long-term plans.

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Volunteer With Ariva Integrity. Empathy. Community.

More than 150 people volunteer with us every year to guide the people we serve through financial education sessions and prepare free tax returns. It’s a vibrant, bustling community just like NYC, and no experience is needed. Ariva volunteers enjoy being part of an enthusiastic, generous, and committed team.

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“I’ve been volunteering with Ariva for ten years. The clientele is terrific, and the staff is extremely knowledgeable and helped me learn about completing tax returns.” – Debra Putzer, Volunteer