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  • CAP-HC Closing Early on February 20

    February 20, 2019

    Due to inclement weather, CAP-HC offices will close at 1:00pm on Wednesday, February 20. If you are experiencing a heat related emergency, please call 651-796-4412. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CAP-HC Closed on February 18

    February 14, 2019

    All CAP-HC locations will be closed on February 18th in observance of Presidents Day. All locations will reopen with normal business hours on Tuesday, February 19th. If you have a heat related emergency, please call 651-796-4412.

  • CAP-HC Closing Early

    February 7, 2019

    Due to inclement weather, CAP-HC will be closing on Thursday, February 7 at 4:30pm. If you are experiencing a heat related emergency, please call 651-796-4412. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CAP-HC Sabathani Office Closed

    January 31, 2019

    Due to inclement weather, the CAP-HC Sabathani location will be closed on Thursday, January 31st. All other CAP-HC locations will resume normal business hours. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CAP-HC Closed January 30th

    January 29, 2019

    Due to inclement weather CAP-HC offices are closed Wednesday, January 30th. We will open Thursday, January 31st at 8:00am. If you are experiencing a heat related emergency, please call 651-796-4412. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CAP-HC Satelite Offices Closed

    January 28, 2019

    Due to inclement weather, the CAP-HC satelite offices (Sabathani, MCC and MUL) will be closed on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. The CAP-HC St. Louis Park office will be open from 8:00am-4:30pm.

  • RFP Deadline Extension

    January 28, 2019

    Due to inclement weather, the Request for Proposal (RFP) deadline has been extended to Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at noon.

  • CAP-HC Closed for MLK Jr. Day

    January 17, 2019

    All CAP-HC locations will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King Day. All locations will reopen with normal business hours on Tuesday, January 22. If you have a heat related emergency, please call 651-796-4412.

  • CAP-HC Announces Request for Proposals (RFP)

    January 14, 2019

    The purpose of the Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals for projects (range of 100k - 250k) in Hennepin County that reduce poverty and build stronger communities. Priority will be given to projects that address the needs of low-income individuals, including the homeless, migrants and the elderly; and provide services and activities addressing housing, financial literacy, transportation, and/or emergency services.

    Please click HERE for additional details about the Request for Proposals (RFP) process and HERE for the RFP worksheets.

    If you have any questions or concerns, contact Theresa Leonard, Grants Manager at RFPquestions@caphennepin.org or visit the RFP webpage HERE

  • Upcoming Funding Opportunity!

    December 26, 2018

    Upcoming Funding Opportunity!  Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County (CAP-HC) is preparing to release a Request for Proposals (through an open RFP process) on January 14, 2019. The purpose of this process will be to provide funding for projects (range of 100k - 250k) in Hennepin County that reduce poverty and build stronger communities. Priority will be given to projects that address the needs of low-income individuals, including the homeless, migrants and the elderly; and provide services and activities addressing housing, financial literacy, transportation, and/or emergency services.

    Please visit our website HERE on January 14, 2019 for additional information.

  • CAP-HC Closed for New Year's Eve & Day

    December 26, 2018

    CAP-HC locations will be closed on Monday, December 31 - Tuesday, January 1 in observance of New Year's Eve & New Year's Day. All locations will reopen on Wednesday, January 2 with normal business hours. If you have an after-hour heat related emergency, please call 651-796-4412.

  • CAP-HC Closed for Christmas

    December 14, 2018

    CAP-HC locations will be closed on Monday, December 24 - Tuesday, December 25 in observance of Christmas. All locations will reopen on Wednesday, December 26 with normal business hours. If you have an after-hour heat related emergency, please call 651-796-4412.  

  • CAP-HC Closed for Thanksgiving

    November 16, 2018

    CAP-HC locations will be closed on Thursday, November 22- Friday, November 23 in observance of Thanksgiving. All locations will reopen on Monday, November 26 with normal business hours. If you have an after-hour heat related emergency, please call 651-796-4412.

  • CAP-HC Closed on Monday, November 12

    November 7, 2018

    CAP-HC locations will be closed on Monday, November 12 in observance of Veteran's Day. If you have an after-hour heat related emergency, please call 651-796-4412.

  • Free MNsure Clinics!

    November 7, 2018

    Get Help Applying for Health Insurance

    CAP-HC has teamed up with agencies in Hennepin County to offer on-site MNsure application assistance to help clients apply for or renew their health insurance benefits.

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  • Extended Office Hours for Energy Assistance

    October 12, 2018

    Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County (CAP-HC) would like to announce that starting the week of Monday, October 15, 2018, the Energy Assistance Program will have the following office hours for the St. Louis Park location (8800 Highway 7, Suite 403, St. Louis Park, MN 55426):

    M, W, F: 8:00AM - 4:30PM

    T, TH: 8:00AM - 7:00PM

  • CAP-HC Announces Water Bill Program

    October 3, 2018

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  • CAP-HC Announces 2018-2019 Energy Assistance Applications

    October 1, 2018

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  • CAP-HC Announces Steve Piekarski as New Executive Director

    June 4, 2018

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  • CAP-HC Proud to Announce Partnership with Minnesota Department of Veteran's Affairs (MDVA)

    May 22, 2018   

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  • President Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Funding for Minnesota’s Working Poor

    February 13, 2018

    For the consecutive second year, the Trump Administration proposed eliminating funding for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and Low Income Home Energy Assistance Programs (LIHEAP), threatening the existence of CAP-HC and 25 other local Community Action Agencies (CAAs) that serve the low-income population in the 87 counties and 11 native communities throughout Minnesota.

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  • Request For Proposals

    February 7, 2018

    The Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals to select an executive search firm to assist CAP-HC in recruiting for the position of Executive Director. One firm will be selected to perform the Executive Search Services listed below after careful review and evaluation of responses by the Board of Directors.

  • CAP-HC Announces Green Zone Partnership

    February, 2018

    Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County (CAP-HC) is partnering with the City of Minneapolis to contract with Public Policy Project & Environmental Justice Coordinating Committee to engage North and a portion of Northeast Minneapolis residents. The Public Policy Project & Environmental Justice Coordinating Committee was selected by a committee through an open Request for Proposals process.

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  • Countdown to Kickoff

    January, 2018

    Join us to support our veterans and their families at the James Ballentine Uptown VFW on January 31, 2018. Come learn about the pressing basic needs for housing and financial assistance. There will be live music, drink specials, food and a silent auction!

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  • Energy Assistance Applications

    September 22, 2017

    The 2017-2018 Energy Assistance Program Application is now available. While we are able to accept and process applications at this time, we have to wait until funding is available to release grant to the utility providers. 

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  • Hennepin County 2017 Community Needs Assessment Findings

    August 18, 2017, Updated: 10/27/2017

    CAP-HC partnered with Wilder Research Foundation to complete a comprehensive evaluation of Hennepin County needs that incorporates the input of hundreds of community members with low incomes.  

    The summary and data books of these findings, along with our Community Forums Report are now available.

    NEW: CAP-HC condcuted nine focus groups thorughout the City of Minneapolis as part of an expansion on our Community Needs Assessment. The findings of these groups are now available. 

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  • Free MNsure Clinics!

    October 24, 2017

    Get Help Applying for Health Insurance

    CAP-HC has teamed up with agencies in Hennepin County to offer on-site MNsure appilcation assistance to help clients apply for or renew their health insurance benefits.

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  • Pay just $1 for rides on buses and trains!

    October 3, 2017

    The Transit Assistance Program (TAP) helps make public transit more affordable ($1 per ride) for low-income residents who meet income requirements.

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  • Call for Contractors

    September 11, 2017

    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. 

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  • Get Involved!

    June 22, 2017

    Join the CAP-HC volunteer team and make a difference! Volunteer opportunities are available in the following areas: 

    - Tax Assistance Program
    - Legal Service Clinics
    - Home-buyer Workshops
    - Voter Registration Activities
    - Community Education
    - General Administrative Tasks
     

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  • Community Action Partnership Expands to Serve Minneapolis

    May 1, 2017

     A newly evolved Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County (CAP-HC) emerged after the former Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin County (CAPSH) received Governor Dayton’s official recognition as the Community Action Agency serving the City of Minneapolis. CAP-HC now offers all of its services and programs to all income-eligible Hennepin County residents.

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  • Robbinsdale veteran receives unexpected gift… a new home

    December 15, 2016

    CAPSH is proud to be a partner in the fight to end Veteran homelessness. We are honored to have worked with Joann to find her safe, affordable housing and connect her to the resources she needed.

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  • CAP-HC Closed April 16.

    Due to inclement weather CAP-HC offices are closed April 16th.  We will open Tuesday April 17th at 8 am. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CAP-HC Closing early January 22nd due to weather.

    CAP-HC offices are closing at 2 pm on Monday January 22, 2018 due to inclement weather.  We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday January 23rd.  Thank you for your patience.