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Community Action offers a variety of services to help meet the immediate needs of people living in Ramsey and Washington counties. Learn how we can help you pay your heat and water bills, keep your home safe and warm, access Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, get your home weatherized, apply for a car loan, and assist you with filing your taxes.


 

Energy Assistance

Do you have trouble paying your energy bill? Have you received a utility shut off notice? Our Energy Assistance program can help. 

To find out more about Energy Assistance, eligibility guidelines, and how to apply please call 651-645-6470.

Click here for more information and to access an Energy Assistance application.

Emergency Furnace and Boiler Services

If you are without heat or have an unsafe heating system during the coldest months of the year we can assist. All homeowners who qualify for Energy Assistance support also qualify for a free system evaluation by a trained technician to determine if repair or replacement is necessary. In some cases, we make referrals to other agencies who may be able to help. 

To discuss Emergency Furnace and Boiler Services, please call 651-645-6470.

Click here for more information about Emergency Furnace and Boiler Services.

Food Support

Does your family struggle to manage the cost of groceries?  We offer food support through SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)?

Call us today at 651-603-5883 or email us at foodsupport@caprw.org for a free eligibility screening and application assistance. 

Click here for more information about Food Support at Community Action.

Energy Conservation & Weatherization

Are you wondering how to keep your home warm during Minnesota’s coldest months, comfortable during the hottest months, and safe all year round? Homeowners who qualify for Energy Assistance support are eligible for a home energy audit which may even help lower your monthly utility bills.

Call us today at 651-482-8260 to discuss if an energy audit and insulation, or water heater evaluation are right for you. 

Click here for more information and to see if you are eligible for weatherization services.

Affordable Housing

Do you need affordable housing? Community Action understands there is a housing crisis in the Twin Cities, so to help address this problem we offer: 

  • Rapid Re-Housing for single adults or single parent families in crisis 
  • Rental units in small, multi-family properties located in both Washington and Ramsey Counties

Click here for more information about our Affordable Housing services.

Car Ownership

Are you working but still having trouble purchasing a car so you can get to work or school, get around town, or access health care? Community Action offers low-income working people low interest car loans up to $6,000 and guidance through the purchase process. 

Call us today at 651-603-5880 to see if you pre-qualify. 

Click here for more information about the loan qualification process. 

Free Tax Clinic

Do you need help completing your income tax returns to determine if you are eligible for a refund? Each year volunteer tax preparers staff our tax clinic to assist low-income people with completing their tax returns. Often, participants learn that their family qualifies to receive a refund.   

Call us at 651-603-5880 to learn if you are eligible for Community Action’s free tax clinic. 

Click here for more information about our annual tax clinics. 

Our Impact This Year

  • People Who Received Energy Assistance

    55,886

  • Children Enrolled in Head Start

    1,218

  • Low-Income People Registered to Vote

    1,320

  • Volunteer Hours

    31,317

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