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Transportation

Drive

 

We'll help you obtain or regain your license to drive.

  • Assistance navigating resources and programs offered by the state, county, or city

  • Advocacy and support at court appearances, getting fines reduced or removed, and more

  • Assistance with insurance questions

 

Contact Elizabeth by email or at 218-726-1665 Ext. 211. 

JumpStart

 

An affordable car loan program offering financial coaching, low-interest rate loans, and repair fund savings accounts. Even if you have credit issues, if you are eligible for the program, you can avoid the high interest rate loans that might be the only financing you have found so far.

 

Contact Elizabeth by email or at 218-726-1665 Ext. 211.

 

Car Repair Program

Need help paying for car repairs? If eligible, we can help cover costs up to $500!

 

Some prerequisites include:

  • Having a household income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines 

  • Being at least 18 years of age 

  • Having a valid driver’s license 

  • Providing grantee with proof of motor vehicle insurance 

  • Demonstration of vehicle ownership
     

For more info, contact Elizabeth by email or at 218-726-1665 Ext. 211.

Car Care Classes

This class is a requirement for vehicle related CAD programs, though it is open to others who are interested. It will cover the basics of purchasing a vehicle, vehicle insurance, and vehicle maintenance. 
 

Upcoming Classes:

  • 5/22 Zoom

  • 5/17 and 5/31 In person

    • All 4:30-6:00

For more info, contact Elizabeth by email or at 218-726-1665 Ext. 211.

 

FAIM Matched Savings

Looking for a way to build savings to purchase a car or other asset? Take part in our FAIM savings account program.

For every $1 you save, $3 will be added to your FAIM account with a maximum match of $6,000 allowing you to save up to $8,000.  In addition to help building your savings, you will be provided with guidance and coaching towards your goals and take part in our Common Cents class. 

Use the savings for a small business start-up, small business expansion, educational expenses, or for the purchase of a home or vehicle.

To participate, you must:

  • Be a Minnesota resident age 18 years or older

  • Have earned Income

  • Be within income guidelines

  • Have assets below $10,000

Learn more about applying and enrolling in our FAIM program here.

Contact us by email or at 218-726-1665.

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