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Shining a Light on Our Financial Opportunity Programs

The Financial Opportunity Programs of Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties are designed to help lift individuals and families out of poverty, provide them with the tools and resources to maximize their potential, and set a course toward economic stability. In offering these programs we utilize a holistic approach to services that promotes the health, wellness, and success of each member of the household. Included among our Financial Opportunity Programs are:

  • Employment Services (including our Core Manufacturing Skills Training and the Law Enforcement Career Path Academy)
  • Getting Ahead
  • Car Ownership Program
  • Car Repair Grant Program
  • Money Smart Financial Education Program
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic

For more information about these programs and initiatives, including eligibility guidelines and how to apply, please visit Community Action’s Money, Jobs, and Transportation webpage at You can also call us at 651-603-5880 to learn our services can help transform your life. 

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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