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Vehicle Repair Program

CAP-HC's car repair program focuses on assisting residents of Hennepin County to overcome transportation barriers. The program addresses the high cost of vehicle repairs by providing income-eligible clients (see chart below) with financial assistance towards auto repairs to ensure their vehicle is safe and reliable. 

Eligibility: 200% of the Federal Poverty Income Guideline

Household Size Monthly Annual
1 $2,127 $25,520
2 $2,873 $34,480
3 $3,620 $43,440
4 $4,367 $52,400
5 $5,113 $61,360
6 $5,860 $70,320
7 $6,606 $79,280
8 $7,353 $88,240

Required documents at the time of intake:

  • Copy of your valid driver's license.
  • Copy of your insurance card or proof of current insurance coverage on the vehicle in need of repair.
  • Copy of the car title, or other proof of ownership (tab payment receipt, sale/purchase agreement).
  • Documentation of current income. Please provide one of the items listed below if you are:
    • Currently employed:
      • Tax returns from the previous year
      • Pay stubs for all checks received during the prior month
    • Currently receiving assistance:
      • Award letter for benefits you are receiving
      • Letter from the government stating the amount of assistance
    • Not currently employed or receiving assistance:
      • Verification of zero income form

If you have eligibility questions relating to the vehicle repair program, please email us at


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