The main feature of Financial Services is the Center For Family Prosperity (CFP). This is a collaboration of the City of Gainesville, Hall County Government, Brenau University and the United Way of Hall County and it is designed to help working families improve their financial position. 

This program offers:

  • Free income tax preparation for low-to moderate income taxpayers by Brenau University VITA Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program with the help of IRS certified volunteers.

Volunteers are needed during the tax season to assume different roles. Training will start early December. 


To volunteer contact:

Dr. E. Denise Smith, CPA

Associate Professor and Accounting Program Director

School of Business and Mass Communications

Brenau University

Gainesville, GA 30501



The United Way of Hall County and Brenau University will prepare and e-file    

TAX RETURNS at no charge this coming tax season.

For households earning up to $54,000 a year


The Compass Center

615 Oak Street, Suite A, Gainesville GA 30501

Phone: 770-535-7066


Every Saturday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm – starting January 27th, 2018

(Closed February 10th and March 3rd)


No appointments needed. First come first serve.

Drop-off available.