Strong, Secure Families

Sustainable Communities

Serving Barron, Chippewa, Dunn, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, & St. Croix Counties

  Due to COVID 19 the West CAP offices are closed to the public. However, many of our services are still available and we are working on expanding services as additional funds are made available. Please call 715-265-4271 and Press “0” for the receptionist to ask about West CAP programs and services.  For other community services please visit our Resources Page to view resources by county


West CAP will be accepting applications beginning July 1, 2019 for the Polk County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list.

The Section 8 Housing Voucher Choice Program is a program of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD). The purpose of the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program is to provide housing opportunities for low-income households.

Persons in the rental assistance program are required to pay a portion of their income for rent. The Section 8 Program pays the balance of the rent directly to the landlord.

To request your application please call West CAP, Inc. at 715-265-4271 or 800-606-9227 or visit the West CAP website at

Click here to print the Polk County Section 8 Application



The Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) for Pepin & St. Croix County will be administered by West CAP for Federal Fiscal Year 2020.

If you are a Pepin county resident and have No Heat Emergency at a time when our office is not open, please call the Sheriff’s Department at 1-715-672-5944. For St. Croix county, call the Sherriff’s Department at 1-800-281-3478. They will contact the appropriate department on your behalf.

Click here to complete an Online Application for Energy Assistance.

Click here to print a WHEAP application