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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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Snuggle Up To Winter

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Rule Number Five

In construction we have a saying – don’t forget rule number five! This rule follows rule number one (Do the best job possible); and rule number two (Always keep your word). Skip rule number three and number four and go … 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