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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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Volunteers Needed to Prepare Taxes

November 3, 2021

WCMCA is in need of volunteers to prepare taxes in Morris on Thursdays & in Wheaton on Mondays. Volunteers will be provided training and certification prior to preparing. If you’re interested in volunteering, please contact Megan at 320-304-3458.

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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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Family Homeless Prevention & Assistance Program Letter of Interest

March 30, 2021

West Central MN Communities Action, Inc. is requesting Letters of Interest for the Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP) Biennium 2021-2023. Funds are used for a broad range of activities aimed at homelessness prevention, minimizing episodes of homelessness, and eliminating repeat episodes of homelessness. WCMCA currently receives these state funds through the dollars to […]

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Ready Ride for seniors is back in Douglas County

January 28, 2021

Ride service brings age 65-plus to appointments, grocery shopping. Written By: Karen Tolkkinen, Echo Press | January 27, 2021 – 9am A ride service for those 65-and-up has returned to a five-county area that includes Douglas County, and the program supervisor said customers are happy to hear it. “They really loved the program and there’s a lot of […]

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Homeless Count

January 20, 2021

WCMCA continues to the fight to end homelessness. West Central will be conducting a homeless count on Thursday, January 28 for any individuals who were homeless on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. This special count will help with knowing how many individuals are affected by homelessness within our service area. West Central will also screen individuals […]

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