Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County

Mission Statement

To improve the quality of life in Hennepin County by creating links between individuals and communities through services, education, and collaboration.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments PROGRAM SUMMARY CAP-HC has dedicated employees, board members and volunteers who are committed to providing programs to ensure a safety net of basic services is accessible to all community members throughout Hennepin County. CAP-HC’s programs (households served) Oct. 1st, 2015 through Sept. 30th, 2016: Family Supportive Services Energy Assistance (22,271) Food Support/SNAP (369) Housing Stabilization/ Tenant Training (108) Legal Service Clinics (209) MNSure Application Assistance (291) Supportive Services for Veteran Families (60) Homeownership Programs Foreclosure Prevention (92) Homebuyer Education (258) Home Maintenance & Rehab (121) Reverse Mortgage Counseling (134) Asset Development Programs Family Assets for Independence in Minnesota (FAIM) (87) Financial Literacy (32) Lift-to-Work (55) Tax Assistance Program (680)
Current Goals CAP-HC works to strengthen community, eliminate barriers, and create opportunities. Moving forward, CAP is focused on: Fostering strong partnerships, Increasing community engagement, Enhancing organization capacity, and Developing responsive and flexible programming that meets community needs. Responding to our community engagement and community needs assessment in the last year, CAP-HC is expanding is Housing Stabilization program to meet the needs of low-income families affected by the affordable housing crisis. We are also engaging our communities in environmental justice work in north Minneapolis, increasing the financial capacity of low-income residents to own a home, attend college, or start a business.
Community or Constituency Served CAPHC serves all 44 communities in Suburban Hennepin County, MN which include urban, suburban, exurban and rural communities.
Geographic Area Served We serve Hennepin and Suburban Hennepin Counties in Minnesota.

Reports & Finances

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Organization Last Reviewed on 12/05/2017

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8800 Highway 7
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
Phone: (952) 933-9639

General Information

Alternative Name: Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin County, CAPSH, CAP-HC
EIN: 41-1524088
Principal Staff: Scott Zemke
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 52
Number of Volunteers: 107
Number of Clients: 30670 Households
Ruling Year: 1986


Board Chair: Mary Brindle
Number of Board Members: 23
Board Meetings with Quorum: 11
Average Member Attendance: 11.8

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