Lakes and Pines Community Action Council Inc

A nonprofit organization

11 donors

Our mission is to build prosperous communities by serving local families and individuals in their pursuit of self-reliance.

The mission of Lakes and Pines is to build prosperous communities by serving local families and individuals in their pursuit of self-reliance.

Lakes and Pines works towards completing this mission by providing families and individuals with a variety of anti-poverty solutions. These include programs such as: Energy Assistance/Water Assistance, Weatherization, Homeless Prevention, Housing Rehabilitation, Head Start, Transportation, Senior Services, Financial Services and much more.

Energy Assistance Services

Assistance in meeting household’s home heating costs.

Assistance in repair or replacement of a failing furnace.

Emergency assistance in the case of utility shutoff notices or non-delivery of fuel notices.

Assistance to avoid water shut off or reconnection of city water service.

Weatherization Services

Agency crews and contractors help reduce home energy costs through installation of insulation, weather-stripping, and caulking to reduce the energy burden on the homeowner and community.

Housing Assistance Services

Assistance in moving.

Assistance in the procurement of damage deposit and first month’s rent.

Assistance in the prevention of eviction and foreclosure.

Assistance in the procurement of transitional housing.

Small Cities Development Program/Housing Rehabilitation

Works towards procuring grants for small cities and townships through the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

Forgivable loans granted to homeowners for needed home repairs.

Head Start Programs

Provides no-cost preschool development for children ages 0 to 3 and 3 to 5 through four models which include; Home-Base, Child Care Center, Family Child Care, and Homeless.

Transportation Services

Assistance in procuring emergency car repair loans and a car donation program to help people get to work or school.

Financial Education Services.

Senior Services

Caregiver Respite services.

Chore and Grocery delivery services.

Homeless Prevention.

Home Re-modification provides home repairs needed so seniors may stay in their home longer.

Financial Services

Tax preparation assistance.

Financial Education such as budgeting and credit monitoring.

Family Assets in Minnesota - a savings program to assist individuals in preparing to purchase a home, attend post-secondary education, purchase a vehicle or start a small business. Individual savings may be matched $3 for every $1 saved.

These are just some of the services Lakes and Pines provides to our neighbors who are in need. To learn more about Lakes and Pines, please visit our website,, or call us at 320-679-1800 or 800-832-6082. Thank you for your interest in our organization. Donate and become a partner in ending poverty.


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Lakes and Pines Community Action Council Inc

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Education Economic Development


1700 Maple Ave E
Mora, MN 55051