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  • Request For Proposals

    (CAP-HC) is partnering with the City of Minneapolis to contract (through an open Request for Proposals process) with a trusted leader or organization from the North Minneapolis community to engage North (and a portion of Northeast) Minneapolis residents, primarily from the Hawthorne, McKinley, Sheridan, Bottineau and Marshall Terrace neighborhoods, in coming up with recommendations on a variety of ongoing issues including but not limited to:
    • How to spend the Northern Metals settlement dollars ($200,000 per year for 3 years, within the stipulations of the consent decree)
    • A Work Plan/Action Plan for the Northside Green Zone to further the goals below and utilize additional resources (e.g., VW settlement dollars, existing City programs/resources, state, local and federal grants, etc.)

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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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  • Salute Our Veterans Event

    October 11, 2017

    Join us to support our veterans and their families and 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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  • 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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