April 7, 2020
From Michael Vekich, Board Chair, Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County
Dr. Clarence Hightower named Executive Director of CAP-HC
"The Board of Directors is excited to announce that Dr. Clarence Hightower has been named Executive Director of Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County (CAP-HC). Dr. Hightower served as the Executive Director of the Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties (CAPRW) for the past 12 years. Both agencies are part of a national network of more than 1,000 Community Action agencies around the country. In this role at CAPRW, Dr. Hightower guided the work of an agency first established in 1964 as part of the “War on Poverty.” His responsibilities include the management of a $28+ million annual budget, a staff of nearly 300, and 13 work sites. Prior to Community Action, Dr. Hightower spent 10 years as President/CEO of the Minneapolis Urban League. His 37 years of executive leadership in the Twin Cities nonprofit sector also includes serving as President/CEO of The City, Inc. and Executive Director of North Community YMCA. He is the author of Claiming the Constitution and has been a featured columnist for Insight News (“Urban Views”), The Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder (“The Anti-Poverty Soldier”) and other Twin Cities publications....."
Energy Assistance Program adds additional phone lines to ensure those in need are promptly served. Click here to access numbers
Glover-Sudduth Center (Minneapolis Urban League) closing due to coronavirus health guidelines
Energy Assistance Program (EAP) staff to work remotely to process applications
In response to public health guidelines, the Glover-Sudduth Center (2100 Plymouth Avenue North), an essential EAP location, is closing until at least May 15. The EAP staff will continue working remotely to provide financial assistance towards energy, water, and heating bills for low-income households. If you have an energy crisis, please call 952.930.3541. Applications can still be dropped in designated boxes at our Saint Louis Park office on the 4th Floor of the Bremer Bank Building during regular business hours. Our address is 8800 Highway 7, Suite 404, St. Louis Park, MN 55426.
A MEETING OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP OF HENNEPIN COUNTY
The Board of Directors for CAP Hennepin County will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, April 6, 2020, at 2 p.m. for the purpose of discussing the hiring of an Executive Director for the agency.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will take place telephonically
Members of the public who wish to attend telephonically may call-in at 312-626-6799,with meeting ID: 959-245-080, and press #.
CAP-HC CLOSED TO PUBLIC CONTACT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Due to precautions surrounding the Coronavirus, Community Action Partnership will cease public-oriented contact until further notice. However, applications for energy and water assistance can still be downloaded from our website at www.caphennepin.org.
Beginning Monday, March 23rd, applications can be dropped inside CAP-HC Lockboxes located on the 4th floor of our office at 8800 Highway 7, Saint Louis Park. As you exit the elevator on the 4th floor, the lockboxes will be easy to see. The boxes will be checked for applications daily. For more information, call 952-930-3541. Please stay safe.
Energy Assistance Program (EAP) Notifications
Sabathani Community Center will be closed Wednesday, March 18 thru April 1, 2020. Those in South Minneapolis in need of energy and water assistance can still obtain services at Minnesota Council of Churches, 122 W. Franklin Avenue, Mpls, 55411, and Lutheran Social Services, 1209 W. 22nd Street, Mpls, 55405. For energy assistance call, 952-930-3541, and for water assistance, call 952-697-1393.
St. Louis Park Office Hours:Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMTuesday and Thursday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PMSt. Louis Park Phone: 952-933-9639
August 19, 2019
CALL FOR CONTRACTORS
Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County (CAP-HC) is the EAP service provider for Hennepin County. CAP-HC is soliciting interested mechanical contractors to work with the ERR Coordinator throughout the Energy Assistance season.
For additional information, please click here.
CAP-HC Announces New Interim Executive Director
May 10, 2019
CAP-HC is pleased to announce that Dr. Clarence Hightower will be the new Interim Executive Director of Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County (CAP-HC). Dr. Hightower will serve concurrently as the Executive Director of the Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties (CAP-RW).
CAP-HC to partner with @FICO
Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County is excited to partner with @FICO to help consumers improve their understanding of @FICO Scores & their overall financial health. Join us on December 7th at North Hennepin Community College for a free community-focused event on credit. At the event, you'll get free access to your FICO Score, insight into the top factors that have impacted your score and tips for building credit or improving your FICO score going forward. #ScoreABetterFuture #SABF #minneapolisevents #credit #financialhealth Register for this free event here: http://bit.ly/37ghuA3
For more information, click here.
UPDATE: CAP-HC Water Bill Program
March 4, 2019
Please fax applications to 952-697-1376
St. Louis Park Office Hours Effective October 1, 2019
Effective October 1, 2019 St. Louis Park Office
Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 AM- 4:30 PM
Tuesday and Thursday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM