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Do you dream about a brighter future filled with stability and opportunity? Community Action offers a number of programs that help a wide-range of low-income people living in Ramsey and Washington counties get ahead or chart a new course—from young adults, to unemployed people, to low-wage workers, to parents and caregivers of young children. 


Community Action Head Start

Do you have young children—infants to age 5? Are you pregnant and looking for support so your baby has a promising future? Community Action’s Head Start program offers:

  • Early Head Start—Home-based: A home visiting program that serves pregnant women and parents/caregivers of infants and toddlers up to age 3
  • Early Head Start—Center-based: A small group classroom setting that serves Infants 6 weeks to 16 months and Toddlers 16 months to 3 years old.
  • Head Start—a center-based preschool program for 3-5 year olds with focus on school readiness and social development

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Call us at 651-603-5977 or email us at for enrollment information. 

Click here for more information about our Head Start programs and to access application materials

Money Smart

Attend this online workshop to get real-world information, skills, and resources to manage your money with confidence. Invest in your future—take advantage of Community Action’s FREE, Money Smart workshops and get the knowledge you need to take control of your finances. 

Click here to reserve your seat or learn more.

Getting Ahead

Do you want to investigate the impact of poverty on you, your family, and your neighborhood? Getting Ahead provides 50 hours of classroom training to help people build resources for themselves, their family, and their community. 

To see if you are eligible for the Getting Ahead course, please call us at 651-603-5880.

Click here to learn more and see if you are eligible for Getting Ahead

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 experiencing homelessness
  • 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 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


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