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Supplemental Emergency Food & Shelter Programs – Grant, Pope, Stevens & Traverse

April 27, 2022

The counties of Grant, Pope, Stevens and Traverse, MN have been chosen to receive $32,332 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. Phase 39 is funded at $11,200, and Phase ARPA is funded at $21,132. There will be a separate application per phase of funding. EFSP funds are federal funds made available through […]

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MNSure Outreach Flyer 2022

MNSure Open Enrollment

February 25, 2022

WCMCA has MNSure navigators to help see if you qualify for low-cost coverage or free health plans. MNSure offers Medical Assistance, MInnesotaCare and private health insurance. Please call 320.304.3458 and ask to speak with a MNSure Navigator.

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Calling for Half-Ton Truck Bids

February 9, 2022

WCMCA is seeking to purchase a used half-ton pickup truck up for up to $37,000. Bid specifications sheets will be emailed to vehicle auto dealers in our service territory, by request, starting Friday, February 11, 2022, with proposals due by 4:30 pm on Friday, February 18, 2022. Please contact Gene Wyttenback to participate – genew@wcmca.org

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RentHelpMN Deadline – January 28

January 25, 2022

Has COVID-19 made it hard to pay your rent? If you have experienced hardship due to the pandemic and need assistance paying your rent or utility bills, you may be eligible for COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance. Apply for RentHelpMN today!

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West Central MN Continuum of Care Coordinated Point-In-Time Count of Homelessness – January 26, 2022

January 24, 2022
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It’s Time to Get Ready for Taxes

December 7, 2021

West Central Minnesota Communities Action is offering free tax preparation and e-filing, by certified volunteer preparers, for low-income individuals and families beginning January 31, 2022 and continuing through April 15. Online / phone scheduling begins January 3, 2022.

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Home For Sale!

June 10, 2021

WCMCA has a MURL Home for sale in Breckenridge, MN. Read the flyer for details!

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Happy 56th Birthday, Head Start!

May 19, 2021

Tuesday, May 18th we are celebrate 56 years of Head Start and 26 years of Early Head Start programs. On Jan. 8, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson took up the cause of building a “Great Society” by signing into law the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, and Project Head Start was born. Since then, Head Start programs […]

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RentHelpMN is taking online applications NOW!

April 22, 2021

Do you need help with paying your rent and/or utilities? RentHelpMN is now taking online applications to help with past due rent, gas, home energy services, water, sewer and trash removal for up to 15 months starting from April 1, 2020. RentHelpMN does not cover phone or internet service bills. To start an online application […]

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Landlords, Get Ready – RentHelpMN

April 2, 2021

If you’re a landlord with tenants who are behind on their rent, RentHelpMN may be able to help them get caught up on owed rent and utilities. Landlords are able to assist the renters by: providing the RentHelpMN ‘Renters, Get Ready’ document for those who are behind on their rent; meeting with tenants to discuss […]

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