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Tri-County Action Program
Helping Central Minnesotans in times of need 

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Tri-County Action Program, Inc. (Tri-CAP) is the federally designated Community Action Program for Benton, Sherburne and Stearns counties in central Minnesota. Programs administered by the agency may serve one or more counties, and in several cases, go beyond the boundaries of the three counties.

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Otter Woman, the Sun and the Moon

In the course of carrying out my duties as a home energy advisor, I occasionally run into elderly bachelors. Some of these gentlemen have unique collectables and if I am fortunate, share the story behind their treasures. At one house … Continue reading

A Face in the Attic

When you think of Tri-County Action Program, what image comes to mind – a community based group of people who act as a conduit for state and federal helps programs for low or moderate income families? This in part is … Continue reading


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Our Mission:

The mission of Tri-CAP is to expand opportunities for the economic and social well-being of our residents and the development of our communities.

Our Vision:

The vision of Tri-CAP is to provide services and programs that empower residents of our area to successfully achieve their goals of economic self sufficiency.


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While Tri-CAP does receive government aid and foundation grants, these financial resources are not enough to cover the growing needs of people in a crisis situation. Please consider Tri-CAP in your annual giving. Donations are tax deductible.

Minnesota Community Action Partnership