Helping people. Changing lives.

Partnering to build community and empower people in West Central Minnesota to overcome poverty and achieve their full potential.

The Community Action Promise

Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

PLEASE NOTE: West Central MN Communities Action, Inc., will be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of the federal holiday. If you have an energy emergency on Monday, July 4, please contact you local Sheriff's Department. Thank you.

 

 

 

How can we help you?

Energy Assistance

Helping eligible households maintain affordable, continuous and safe home energy through bill payment assistance, home energy crisis intervention, and more.

Housing

Assisting in the full spectrum of housing services, from emergency housing and rent assistance, to rehab and new single family home construction and many services in between

Children & Education

Providing a supportive learning environment that encourages children, families, staff and communities to thrive through Head Start and other educational programs

Finances

Providing instruction and training on spending and savings behaviors, reducing debt, and preparing taxes

Health

Access to certified MNSure Navigators who are able to assist households in applying for health insurance via the MNSure system 

Transportation

Coordinating and expanding transportation services to benefit those residents facing transportation barriers

Older Adults

Assisting adults 65 and over with various household and transportation needs.

Quick Links

  • Energy Assistance Program Application

    The Energy Assistance Program year has ended.  Households who received Energy Assistance in 2021-2022 will automatically receive a 2022-2023 application in the mail from the Minnesota Department of Commerce and new applicants may request an application in the fall.

  • Emergency Housing Application

  • Head Start Application

    We take applications year round! Click here to learn more and get started with your application.

  • Affordable Housing Application

Our Impact in 2020

Serving Traverse, Stevens, Douglas, Pope, and Grant county

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Children in Head Start Preschool (Ages 3-5)
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Paid in Covid-19 Assistance
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Households that Utilized Energy Assistance
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People Served with Free Tax Preparation Services
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of Tax Returns Back Into Our Community
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of Tax Returns Back Into Our Community

Our Business Partners