Outreach Services & Programs

Serving the Health Information Needs of Elders (SHINE)

SHINE Counselor

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc., Volunteer

Services are available by calling Elder Services 800-892-0890.

We now have a volunteer SHINE Counselor at the Senior Center. She is available by appointment only every other Wednesday from 8:30 am to 11:30 am

Contact January at 978-640-4482 to schedule an appointment.

AARP Tax Assistance during Tax Time

Call January at 978-640-4482

Please make sure you bring the following to your appointment:

  • Last Year's tax return
  • Any W-2 forms you received
  • Any 1099 forms you received
  • Documentation on:
  • Interested Earned
  • Dividends
  • Winnings
  • Social Security Statement
  • Pension Statement
  • Deductions such as medical prescription, medical insurance
  • Mortgage/Mortgage Interest
  • Mortgage Insurance
  • Tax bill (the one that shows accessed value)
  • Circuit Breaker applicants bring along your sewer/water bills
  • Any other information that you feel is necessary

Tax preparer's do not do any specialized or complex forms

Brown Bag Program information and application

View Brown bag Information

View Bag Brown Application