West CAP Food Pantry and Food Harvest Ministry to Distribute Badger State Boxes of Local Food

Thanks to a generous grant directed by Governor Tony Evers through the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, West CAP’s Food Pantry and Food Harvest Ministry will begin jointly distributing monthly Wisconsin State Badger Boxes to families in need starting in August.  Through the initiative, locally produced boxes of meat, cheese, eggs, and more are being delivered to hubs across Wisconsin and distributed to food pantries throughout the state’s Hunger Relief Federation network. The Hunger Relief Federation of Wisconsin is a statewide … Read More

Apply for Rapid Response Funds

Have you lost income due to the COVID 19 pandemic? West CAP still has funding available to support: – Rent/mortgage assistance for households at risk of losing their homes or for those already made homeless – Utility assistance to keep homes safe and comfortable including electric, water & sewer bills – Phone/Internet assistance to keep people connected and able to reach health providers – Food assistance for people to maintain their health – and their children’s health – Transportation vehicle … Read More

The West CAP Wire – July Edition

ADULT EDUCATION Governor Evers Stops by to Announce $4.8 Workforce Innovation Grant Governor Evers visited our 1300 Residences in River Falls last week to announce $4.8 million Workforce Innovation grant to help meet the increasing demand for nurses across the state. Wisconsin’s community action association, WISCAP, received the grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Workforce Innovation Grant. As a partner in the initiative, West CAP joins nine other community action agencies across WI who will work to provide opportunities … Read More

Governor Announces WEDC Grant to Increase Nursing Workforce

  Governor Tony Evers visited River Falls, WI last week to announce more than $5 Million in grants being awarded to help meet the increasing demand for nurses across the state.  Wisconsin’s community action association, WISCAP, received a $4.8 million award through the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC) second round of the Workforce Innovation Grant Program, which aims to create solutions to Wisconsin’s healthcare workforce challenges. Through the grant, ten member agencies of WISCAP, including West CAP, are receiving funding … Read More

Affordable Car Loans Available through JumpStart Program

West CAP has limited funding available to help low-income working families acquire a low-interest loan to purchase a late-model, fuel-efficient car through the JumpStart Program. West CAP’s JumpStart Program provides: $1,000 toward the purchase price of a car Access to a low interest, 60-month car Loan through WestConsin Credit Union (WCU) A “Vehicle Maintenance Savings Account” managed by WCU for ongoing maintenance and minor repairs over the life of the car loan Access to a West CAP “Major Repair” fund … Read More

Please Note:

West CAP office locations will be closed to the public for walk-ins on Wednesday and Thursday, February 22 & 23 due to snow and subsequent staffing shortages.