IRS Subject Matter Expert
Stefanie Whorton Stefanie Whorton
AFI Resource Coordinator
Office of Community Services

Stefanie Whorton currently works as an Assets for Independence (AFI) Resource Coordinator. Among many assignments, Stefanie is the liaison for the Child Care Bureau and the Office of Head Start for the Financial Stability for Families with Young Children Initiative focusing on Early Childhood. She also coordinates and promotes outreach surrounding refundable tax credits, EITC, and free tax preparation. Stefanie provides technical assistance to AFI grantees in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC, Delaware, and Virginia.

Stefanie, a native of Athens, Georgia, received her Bachelorís degree from Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina. During her year of service as a Jesuit Volunteer she worked at Philadelphia VIP as a paralegal recruiting and training pro bono attorneys and coordinated a Low Income Taxpayers Clinic (LITC) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site for undocumented farmworkers.

Stefanie received her Master of Public Policy from the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy from The College of William and Mary. During this time she worked with the Office of Community Service on the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) program.