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CTO is offering Payee Services

Central Texas Opportunities, Inc. is now offering Payee Services to any individual that receives Social Security, SSI, and/or VA Benefits. If you are interested in applying for Payee Services, or would like more information, please follow the links below. CTO Payee Brochure Payee Services Information Payee Services Application

Poverty Simulation Was An Eye Opening Experience For Those Who Participated

On April 17, 2014, Central Texas Opportunities, Inc. held a Poverty Simulation in Brownwood, TX to benefit the Brown County Home Solutions. There was a turnout of 35 people that participated in the Simulation. Please follow the link below to see a video posted by Big Country Homepage on the Poverty Simulation. Poverty Simulation Video

2015 VITA Program Was A Success!

Central Texas Opportunities, Inc. along with the VITA Program (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) would like to thank everyone for making this tax season a success! We like to give a special thanks to Shenika Arredondo for coordinating, TSTC for the use of their facility, and the IRS for ongoing assistance. This year the total refunds received were $430,431 with 381 families assisted. The free tax services saved these families approximately $57,000 that can go toward necessities. Without the dedication and skills of the volunteers, the VITA Program would not be as successful. We would like to give a huge thank you to the following volunteers for their years of service and commitment to the co

CTO Staff Attended Resource Fair

Shenika Arredondo and Mayra Martinez, Case Managers at the Brownwood Office, recently took part in the resource fair in Brownwood, TX. Both Case Managers engaged the community and gave information about the programs that we offer.

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