Hennepin County Community Resources
Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County (CAP-HC)
Created in 1986, Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County (CAP-HC) works to establish services, programs, and partnerships that address poverty and increase family and economic stability in our communities
They strive to improve the quality of life in Hennepin County by providing opportunities to individuals and families that will help them identify and overcome economic barriers.
Energy Assistance Program
Assists income-eligible households maintain affordable, continuous and safe home energy by providing financial assistance towards energy and heating bills. To request an application call 952-930-3541` or visit caphennepin.org/eap.
Financial Literacy Workshops
The workshops provide households with the tools they need to become more financially secure. Topics covered include: budgeting, reducing debt, building assets, building good credit, and fraud/identity theft protection. To learn more, visit caphennepin.org/finaciallit.
Forclosure Prevention Services
CAP-HC's Foreclosure Prevention Services help homeowners who are in danger of losing their home due to foreclosure. Services include: Early delinquency intervention, budget counseling, lender negotiation and referrals. To schedule an appointment call 952-933-1993.
Home Maintenance, Repair & Rehab
Post-purchase services provide home maintenance counseling services to help residents find and select contracts for repair and rehab issues. For assistance call 952-697-1310.
CAP-HC holds monthly legal clinics at locations throughout Hennepin County to provide income-eligible clients with the opportunity to speak with a volunteer attorney. To make an appointment call 952-697-1308. For clinic dates, times and locations visit caphennepin.org/legal.
MNsure Application Assistance
CAP-HC's Navigators offer in-person application assistance with MNsure to determine eligibility for Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, Tax Credits, and Qualified Health Care Plans. To make an appointment, call 952-695-1367.
Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
The program provides information and case management to veterans and their families to obtain housing stability, basic needs, and self-sufficiency. For more information, call 952-697-1306.
Family Assets for Independence in Minnesota (FAIM)
FAIM helps income-eligible participants build assets and save money towards the purchase of a home, state of a business, or pursuit of higher education for themselves or a dependent. Savings of up to $40/month are matched at a 3 to 1 rate. To learn more call 952-697-1337 or 952-697-1336.
CAP-HC helps individuals and families apply for the county-administered Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), providing them with financial assistance to purchase food. To make an appointment, call 952-697-1354 or visit caphennepin.org/snap.
Home Buyer Education & Counseling
The program helps home buyers understand the road to homeownership. The educational workshops cover everything from client's financial situations, mortgage application process, to the rights and responsibilities of owning a home. To learn more call 952-933-1993 or visit caphennepin.org/homestretch.
Housing Stabilization/Homelessness Programs
The program assists individuals who are homeless and in shelter. The program helps participants move into safe, affordable housing and provides case management services to obtain basic needs. For more information call 952-933-9639.
Life-to-Work/Vehicle Repair Program
Life-to-Work focuses on assisting residents of Hennepin County overcome transportation barriers. The program addresses the high cost of vehicle repairs by providing income eligible clients with financial assistance towards auto repairs to ensure their vehicle is safe and reliable. For more information, call 952-697-1302.
Reverse Mortgage Counseling
A reverse mortgage allows homeowners 62 years of age and older to convert their home equity into cash to use for health care, home repairs, or to meet daily living expenses. For more information, call 952-697-1326.
Tax Assistance & Preperation
CAP-HC provides free tax assistance to income-eligible individuals and families at locations throughout Hennepin County. IRS volunteers prepare and e-file federal, state and property taxes. For questions or for an appointment call 952-697-1414. For more information visit caphennepin.org/taxes.
St. Louis Park
8800 Highway 7, Suite 401
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
Minneapolis Urban League
2100 Plymouth Ave N., Suite 112
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Minnesota Council of Churches
122 W. Franklin Ave, 3rd Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Sabathani Community Center
310 E 38th St., Suite 211
Minneapolis, MN 55409
CAP-HC holds regularly scheduled office hours at various locations throughout Hennepin County. Visit their website at caphennepin.org/calendar for the complete schedule.