Interested in filing your taxes for free at the Food Bank?

Our tax help hours are:

The Food Bank can now help you file your 2018 income taxes for free! It is secure, easy, and convenient.

You could be eligible for more than $5,000 when you claim both the state and federal Earned Income Tax Credit!

  • February 5th through April 4th, 2019
  • Tuesdays 1-4pm, and Thursdays 9am-12pm
  • Assistance is available in English and Spanish.

To check your eligibility and book a tax help appointment:

  1. CALL the Food Bank at 510-875-7818 OR
  2. Fill out our online ACCFB Booking Tax Help Appointment ( form

What to Expect?

  1. At your appointment, you will meet with a trained intake specialist. Please come prepared with your tax documents to this appointment. We will submit your tax forms to our IRS-certified tax preparers at the Fremont Family Resource Center ( You will not have to leave any of your personal documents at the Food Bank.
  2. Your tax preparer will contact you for a brief phone consultation.
  3. You will return to the Food Bank office to review and sign your completed tax return. Expect your refund in approximately two weeks!