Economic Empowerment


Financial Fitness

Learn how to achieve financial success! Join us to learn more about budgeting to create savings, debt reduction and asset building, understanding credit, building a good credit rating, consumer protection and dealing with creditors. This class is offered at no cost to interested participants. Please call 218-512-1550 or click here for class availability and registration.

CAPLP Financial Fitness

Workforce Development

Our Workforce Development Program connects low-income families with skills training to obtain high demand careers such as nursing, welding and manufacturing. Our case manager works with families every step of the way to overcome personal barriers to obtaining and maintaining employment. This program is an innovative partnership with MState and the United Way of Cass-Clay. For more information about current trainings, please call (218) 512-1500 email. 

CAPLP Workforce Development
CAPLP Workforce Development
CAPLP Workforce Development

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

CAPLP operates a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) clinic during the months of February-April each year that provides free tax preparation services to income eligible MN residents. Volunteer tax preparers have been provided required training and have passed IRS testing for VITA certification. Each year, our volunteers assist hundreds of low-income, working families secure their tax credits which in turn provides an economic boom to our local community!

Eligibility Guidelines: MN Residents with family income of less than $50,000 annually or single individuals with income under $30,000. As a VITA Tax Site, we cannot prepare taxes for those who own a business, work as an independent contractor, or have investment income over $3,500.

Please review or print out the “What to Bring” checklist.

If you did not file your taxes for 2018/2019 - CAPLP can help you file! You can do it all virtually. It can even be done on your cell phone! All you need is an accessible email, photo identification, and social security cards for everyone in your household. Call 218.512.1500 for more information .

CAPLP Tax Site

Smart Homeownership Starts Here

Buying a home is a big deal, whether you're doing it for the first time or getting back into the ever-changing market. When you educate yourself for smart homeownership with Framework, you'll navigate every step of the process with confidence. The Framework course is affordable too: just $75. To get started, click HERE or click HERE for a video preview. 

Homebuyer Education

Benefit Assistance

CAPLP staff can provide assistance to households in need of help navigating the resources available in the community to provide short-term economic supports during difficult times. We are certified to provide assistance in connecting families in need to MNSure, SNAP, Medicare, Social Security and Disability Benefits. To schedule an appointment with a certified navigator, please call (218) 512-1500 or email.
For more information about benefits that you may eligible for,
click here.

Contact Us:

Phone (218) 512-1500
(800) 452-3646
Fax: (844) 215-7287

Mailing Address:

715 11th St. N. Suite 402
Moorhead, MN  56560

Wilkin County office:

421 Nebraska Avenue
Breckenridge, MN  56520

(218) 643-2888