WE’RE HERE TO HELP: SERVING THE COMMUNITY DURING COVID-19
BI-CAP has adapted its service model to continue to serve the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
While our lobbies are closed to the public, we are still providing services by phone, mail and email.
Phones in our Bemidji and Walker offices are answered from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Energy assistance and housing applications are available for pickup outside each office.
A secure lockbox is available at each location for drop-offs.
Staff in all programs are social distancing in the office or working remotely to serve individuals and families who need help during this trying time.
Our commitment and responsibility is to effectively serve those in need while maintaining the health and well-being of staff, clients and the community.
Give Us a Call!
(218) 751-4631 or 1-800-332-7161 (Bemidji)
(218) 547-3438 or 1-800-332-7135 (Walker)
Check out any program updates on the PROGRAMS tab at the top of the page.
OUR CORE VALUES ARE COLLABORATION, INNOVATION, AND COMPASSION
Bi-County Community Action Programs, Inc. (BI-CAP) envisions a thriving, healthy, and inclusive Beltrami & Cass County. To reach that vision, we are committed to our mission of helping low-income people achieve self-sufficiency in the two counties. BI-CAP was established in 1966 as part of the national War on Poverty and is one of approximately 1,000 community action programs nationwide. Current programs include: early childhood education, housing, weatherization, energy assistance, and youth education/employment services. Learn more about our programs here.
A school readiness program which helps families provide the best possible opportunities for their children in preparation for Kindergarten.
If you are homeless or facing a housing crisis, the Supportive Housing Program may be able to assist you.
Reduces energy costs for low-income households by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes, while ensuring their health and safety.
Provides an opportunity for youth (ages 16-24) to spend 32 hours per week in academics, leadership development, and construction training.
If you are experiencing difficulty paying your heating and electric costs, the Energy Assistance Program (EAP) may be able to help you.