Enroll in One of Our Programs
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
- New Early Head Start—Center-based: A center-based program that serves 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
Head Start and Early Head Start is also offering virtual services for the 20-21 program year to continue supporting families in our community while helping to slow the spread of COVID-19. Like and Subscribe to our Facebook Page to find activities and resources for your family, as well as up-to-date information about services.
Click here for more information about our Head Start programs and to access application materials
Are you unemployed or working a low-wage job? Do want to change your future and find financial stability? Our Employment Services offer support for people seeking employment, higher-wage careers, training and education, and financial stability for themselves and their families.
To discuss if our Employment Services program is right for you, please call us at 651-603-5880.
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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.
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Achieving your potential means more than simply making ends meet. This eight-hour class offered multiple times a year is designed to help people develop the knowledge and skills necessary to take control of their financial future.
To reserve your seat in our monthly Financial Empowerment course, please call us at 651-603-5880.
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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
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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.
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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.
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