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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.

ALERT: The Community Action Resource Center is open to the public.

Community Action continues to offer critical supports including processing applications and distributing Energy Assistance during this time, but due to damage to our building located in the Midway Neighborhood some offices and tenant suites will continue to be closed to walk-in traffic until repairs have been completed.

If you are attempting to seek services from one of our building tenants please contact them directly or go to their website for further information.  

All people entering the building will be expected to follow generally accepted safety protocols to minimize COVID-19 public health risks including wearing face coverings/masks, practicing safe social distancing of 6 feet or more, and staying home if experiencing symptoms.

While we continue to work to minimize risk we remind everyone to remain vigilant about washing their hands after touching all public surfaces.


Our public statement concerning the death of George Floyd:

Additional Resources

Our Impact This Year

  • People Who Received Energy Assistance


  • Children Enrolled in Head Start & Early Head Start


  • Low-Income People Registered to Vote


  • Volunteer Hours


Working Together: The Community Action Blog

Since 1971, Prepare + Prosper has helped low- to moderate-income Minnesotans “build financial well-being through free tax preparation and financial services, products and coaching, and by changing systems to create economic opportunity" . . .

All this week, Working Together has focused on the multiple early voting options available to Minnesota residents in the upcoming 2020 General Election (Tuesday, November 3) . . .

All this week, the Working Together blog has featured the various methods that Minnesotans can use to vote early in the 2020 general election, including in-person, by mail, and through “Agent Delivery”. There are also absentee ballot options for active military personnel and Minnesotans currently living outside of the United States . . .

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