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Transportation Assistance

Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County (CAP-HC) is offering local transportation assistance to households that have experienced a financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Once approved, assistance is provided in the form of a gas card or Metro Transit card. This assistance is intended to be used for lapses in transportation.

If you have questions about this program or have difficulty completing your application, please email us at or call 952-933-9639.


To be eligible for the Transportation Assistance Program, households must:

  • Live in Hennepin County.
  • Have experienced a hardship due to COVID-19.
  • Have household income that is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level Income Guidelines - see chart below.
  • Have lapses of local transportation that need to be addressed.

End of Income Eligibility Chart

To Apply

If you have participated in a CAP-HC program within the last 90 days:

  • Complete the Transportation Survey – page 2 of the application packet.
  • Complete the COVID-19 Hardship Form – page 3 of the application packet.

If you have not participated in a CAP-HC program within the last 90 days:

  • Complete all forms within the application packet.
  • Provide proof of the last 30 days of income for all adult household members.
  • Provide proof of household for all members (e.g. medical ID cards, photo ID, tax statement, lease).
  • Provide proof of Hennepin County address.

Submit your application and additional documentation by email or in person.

  • Email to:
  • In person: place your documents in an envelope clearly labeled "Transportation," then drop the envelope in the drop box at CAP-HC's office (8800 Hwy 7, St. Louis Park, 55426) on the 4th floor

We will review your application materials and follow up with you for next steps. 


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