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  • Volunteer with CAPSH

    October 14, 2015

    Volunteers needed for CAPSH's Free Tax Assistance Program- Join us for the 2015 tax season. NO tax experience is necessary. All training and materials will be provided by CAPSH. Commitment level and scheduling is very flexible. The success of this program is hugely dependent on volunteers. Want a way to get involved in the community? This valuable service is a great place to start.

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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 Call for Energy Assistance Program Contractors

    September 10, 2015

    CAPSH is soliciting interested mechanical contractors to be included on list of contractors to be contacted to complete furnace and mechanical system for the Energy Assistance Program (EAP) Energy Related Repair program. CAPSH is the EAP service provider for Hennepin County.

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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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  • New Hours

    Starting Tuesday September 8th, CAPSH will be open Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM. 

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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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  • Summer Hours

    CAPSH is now operating on Summer Hours

    We are open: Monday through Thursday: 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM  and                                       Friday: 8:00 AM to Noon

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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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  • CAPSH Opens Energy Assistance Offices in Minneapolis

    CAPSH is pleased to announce the opening of three satellite locations in North and South
    Minneapolis to expand delivery of the Energy Assistance Program (EAP) to Minneapolis residents.

    CAPSH will open its offices at Sabathani Community Center in south Minneapolis on Monday, November 17th, 2014 and the Minneapolis Urban League in north Minneapolis on Monday, December 1st, 2014.

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  • CAPSH Extends Energy Assistance Services to Minneapolis Residents

    Minneapolis residents who have received energy assistance in the past, or would like to apply, should call 952-930-3541 or visit

    Applications that have already been submitted to Community Action of Minneapolis will be delivered to CAPSH and processed in the order they were received. Clients do not need to submit new applications unless notified by CAPSH.  

    Mail new applications to:
    Energy Assistance Program
    8800 Highway 7, Suite 403
    St. Louis Park, MN 55426

    Minneapolis residents who are interested in Weatherization Program, should contact  Sustainable Resource Center, Inc at 612-870-4255.

  • 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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  • CAPSH Announces New Executive Director

    CAPSH is pleased to announce the selection of Scott Zemke as its
    new Executive Director. 

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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 to view, print or order fact sheets. 

    Click Here for fact sheets in Spanish. 

  • Caring For Family Puts Women in Fiscal Squeeze

    Tuesday 24, 2014

    The New York Times reports 1 million fewer women age 45-54 in the U.S. work force than in 2009

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  • 95% of Minnesotans Now Have Health Insurance

    June 14, 2014

    Star Tribune reports only Massachusetts has a higher percentage of people with health insurance.

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  • MPR Says Food Support Use Remains High In Spite of Economic Recovery

    June 9, 2014

    Minnesota Public Radio Reports over 500,000 Minnesotans continue to use food support despite lower unemployment.

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  • War On Poverty Has Worked in Minnesota

    April 30, 2014

    MinnPost reports on the changes in poverty rates in Minnesota over the last 50 years.

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