Impact and Programs
Through Head Start and Early Head Start, Energy Assistance, Energy Conservation, Community Housing Development, and the programs of our Community Engagement Department, Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties served more than 24,000 households and nearly 70,000 low-income individuals throughout our geographic service area. The programs provided stability and the tools to equip low-income individuals to exit poverty.
Community Action utilizes a three-year strategic planning process. Following are the strategic plan goals for the 2016 - 2018 period.
Goal I: Strengthen organizational capacity to support operations.
Goal II: Focus resources to address unmet or under-served needs in the community through strategic partnerships (e.g. housing, employment, finance, food, transportation, health, education, and childcare).
Goal III: Build financial security for individuals and families that foster their resiliency and strength.
Goal IV: Strategically align Community Action programs to maximize agency effectiveness and efficiency in serving
people in need.
Goal V: Develop awareness and capacity among policymakers, educators, and community leaders to serve as advocates and champions for significant poverty-related policy issues.
Community or Constituency Served
Individuals and families impacted by poverty in Ramsey, Washington, and Anoka Counties.
Geographic Area Served
Minnesota, North and East Metro: Ramsey County, Washington County, Anoka County