Tax Preparation Volunteers NeededOctober 9, 2014
CAPIC is seeking volunteer tax counselors to help low-income taxpayers prepare their tax returns and claim eligible tax credits. Help low-income families in Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop. Trainings scheduled for Devember & January. If interested, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (617) 884-6130.More
CAPIC Fuel Assistance SeasonSeptember 17, 2014
CAPIC’s Fuel Assistance Program is open for the 2014-2015 season. Clients who received assistance last winter will be mailed an application package for this year’s program. New clients need to make an appointment to apply and can call 617-884-6130 to schedule a date.More
Space Heater Fire SafetyFebruary 3, 2014
Sixty-three (63) space heater fires were reported to the Office of the State
Fire Marshal between 2007 and 2011. While these fires are not frequent, they are deadly. One of every 11 space heater fires causes a fatality. These fires caused six civilian deaths, 12 civilian injuries, 16 fire service injuries and an estimated dollar loss of $3.9 million.The average dollar loss for a space heater fire is $61,169. Twenty-two percent (22%) of these fires were caused when combustible materials such as bedding, magazines, newspapers, clothing or furniture were too close to the heater, and another 5% were caused when rugs, carpets or mats were under or too close to the heater.
CAPIC Receives Boston Foundation GrantJanuary 7, 2014
According to Robert Repucci, the grant will be used for emergency energy assistance for eligible residents of Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop.