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.
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.
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.
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.
CAPSH's Energy Assistance Offices are Now Open
CAPSH's Energy Assistance Offices at Minneapolis Urban League and Sabathani Community Center are now open.CAPSH Office at Minneapolis Urban League2100 Plymouth Ave N., #112, Minneapolis, 55411Hours: M – F 8:30 AM – 4:30 PMCAPSH Office at Sabathani Community Center310 E 38th St., #211, Minneapolis, 55409Hours: M- F 8:00 AM – 4:30 PMStarting Monday 9/14, EAP will have extended hours on Mondays and Wednesdays.Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin Office in SLP8800 Highway 7, #403, St. Louis Park, 55426Hours: M- F 8:00 AM – 4:30 PMStarting Monday 9/14, EAP will have extended hours on Mondays and Wednesdays.
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,
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.
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.
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.
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.