Vehicle Repair Assistance


Tri-CAP’s Vehicle Repair program pays a portion of car repair costs to assist eligible households.

Repairs are limited to those necessary for vehicle worthiness and/or safety (examples include brakes, tires, struts/shocks, battery, etc.).

Repairs must take place at Tri-CAP designated vendors.

You may qualify for the Vehicle Repair Program if you can answer “yes” to the following questions:

  • Do you live in Stearns, Benton, or Sherburne County?   _____ Yes   _____ No
  • Are you able to pay 20% of the repair cost yourself?   _____ Yes _____ No
  • Is the repair needed to make the car safe and/or road-worthy?   _____ Yes _____No
  • Is your annual gross income below income guidelines (see table below)?   _____ Yes   _____ No

If you answered “yes” to all of the above questions you may call or visit our office to request an application, or print and complete the application forms here:

Vehicle Application

Other program requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Proof of vehicle ownership
  • Proof of current auto insurance

Applications will be process on a first-come-first-served basis until funds are depleted.

Family SizeAnnual Income
1$15,613
2$21,138
3$26,663
4$32,188
5$37,713
6$43,238
Each additional household member add$5, 525

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