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Vehicle Repair Program

Vehicle Repair

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

If you have specific questions about the program, please email us at

Application and Eligibility Information

Applications for the Vehicle Repair Program can be requested by email at or by phone at 952-697-1349

To be eligible for the program, your income must be at or below the following guidelines:

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

Additional Documentation

Along with a completed application, the following documents are also required to verify your eligibility:

  • 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
  • Documentation of current address (copy of a bill, bank statement, etc.)
  • Documentation of number of household members (tax return, rental agreement, etc.)

If you have questions relating to the documents required to apply for the vehicle repair program, please call Cassi Reissmann at 952-697-1349 or email us at

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