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Partnering with People to Overcome Poverty


For more than 50 years, Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties has served our community, educated the public, and transformed systems. Learn more and take action.

Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties is currently in search of candidates for its next Executive Director. Click here to find out more about the type of executive leader we are seeking and the application process as we continue to advance our Mission to end poverty in our community.


Our Impact This Year

  • People Who Received Utility Bill Assistance


  • Children Enrolled in Head Start & Early Head Start


  • People Whose Utility Bills Were Lowered Through Home Weatherization


  • Workers Provided with Transportation Support Including Vehicle Loans, Repair Grants, and Transit Passes


Working Together: The Community Action Blog

There is still time to support Ramsey County’s Mothers First Diaper Bank Drive, which is accepting donations through Saturday, August 27, 2022. Please bring your donation of diapers and/or pull-ups to Mothers First at 1919 University Avenue West, Suite 112 (St. Paul) by the August 27 deadline. Sizes needed include: Preemie (P) and Newborn (N) diapers through size 5; and, pull-ups from size 3T through size 6T.

In partnership with M Health Fairview and Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, Community Action is hosting two more free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at our St. Paul headquarters (450 Syndicate Street North, St. Paul). These are walk-in clinics and all our welcome, including children under the age of 5. We are offering the Pfizer vaccine and participants can get any shot in the series, including the first or second shot in their primary vaccine series or their first of second booster. Gift cards will also be available to participants as long as supplies last.

Saint Paul – Ramsey County Public Health and the county’s Racial and Health Equity Team will host a COVID-19 Virtual Community Conversation tomorrow, August 10, 2022, from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. This event features Dr. Lynne Ogawa, Medical Director of the Public Health Department, who will answer questions about kids and the COVID-19 vaccine.

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