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  • Community Sub-Grants Available to Minneapolis Service Providers

    Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin (CAPSH) is pleased to announce the availability of funding to non-profit organizations serving low-income residents of the City of Minneapolis.

    A pre-bid meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at the Heritage Park Senior Services Center, 1015 N 4th Ave, Minneapolis, 55411.

    All organizations that fit the priority guidelines are encouraged to attend the meeting and apply. 

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  • Now Hiring

    CAPSH is hiring for a Director of Finance and Administration position. This position manages the agency’s Fiscal Department  which involves working with federal, state, county and private grant contracts and awards.

    Closing date: July 31, 2016

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  • Energy Assistance Application Deadline Extended

    April 27, 2016

    The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) has an opportunity to serve more households and offer additional benefits to that in need this year. Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin (CAPSH) will be accepting applications for the EAP through July 1st , 2016. Those who have already applied and received crisis assistance but are still struggling to pay their bills may be eligible for additional benefits and are encouraged to apply.

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  • Free Minnesota Zoo Tickets

    The Minnesota Zoo provides free admission for guests and their dependents who are enrolled in one or more of the following programs: TANF, MFIP, SNAP, MFAP, General Assistance, or WIC. 

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  • Turn $1 into $4 with FAIM

    September 24, 2015

    Would you like to work towards starting a business, getting a college education or purchasing a home?  It’s easier than you think! Learn how the Family Assests for Independence in Minnesota (FAIM) Program can help you triple each dollar you save. 

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  • Voter Registration Information

    September 21, 2015

    Are you registered to vote? Visit CAPSH's Voter Education & Registration webpage to register and learn more about the voting process in Minnesota. 

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  • CAPSH's Energy Assistance Offices are Now Open

    Septenber 8,2015

    CAPSH's Energy Assistance Offices at Minneapolis Urban League and Sabathani Community Center are now open. 

    CAPSH Office at Minneapolis Urban League
    2100 Plymouth Ave N., #112, Minneapolis, 55411
    Hours: M – F 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM 

    CAPSH Office at Sabathani Community Center
    310 E 38th St., #211, Minneapolis, 55409
    Hours: M- F 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Starting Monday 9/14, EAP will have extended hours on Mondays and Wednesdays.

    Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin Office in SLP
    8800 Highway 7, #403, St. Louis Park, 55426
    Hours: M- F 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Starting Monday 9/14, EAP will have extended hours on Mondays and Wednesdays.

     

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  • Minnesota is one of the least affordable Midwest states for renters

    May 19, 2015

    Startribune reports that Minnesota is one of the most difficult places in the Midwest to afford rental housing,

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  • DACA Update

    Due to a federal court order, USCIS will not begin accepting requests for the expansion of DACA on February 18 as originally planned.

    This does not affect existing DACA. CAPSH is continuing to provide application assistance for DACA clients or renewal of DACA  under the guidelines established in 2012.

    Debido a la orden de la corte federal, USCIS (Servicio de Inmigración) no está recibiendo peticiones bajo la expansión de DACA como estaba planeado para  el 18 de febrero.

    Esto no afecta las aplicaciones actuales de DACA.  CAPSH continua proveyendo asistencia a clientes que son elegible para DACA o a los que necesitan renovar su acción diferida bajo los requerimientos establecidos en el 2012.

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  • Foreclosure Prevention Counselors Saving Homeowners Millions

    Foreclosure prevention counselors have saved homeowners millions of dollars annually, according to a recent study by the Urban Institute for NeighborWorks America.

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  • IRS Warns of Pervasive Phone Scam

    The Internal Revenue Service today warned consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country.

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  • 2014 Legal Aid Fact Sheets are now available

    Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid and Legal Services State Support offer easy-to-understand fact sheets that give an overview for legal problems in the areas of housing, government benefits, youth, seniors, consumer, family, immigration, employment and taxes. 

    Visit LawHelpMN.org to view, print or order fact sheets. 

    Click Here for fact sheets in Spanish.