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Head Start is taking applications for 2018–2019 school year! Apply on-line or call to schedule an appointment.




Minnesota Valley Action Council has Small Cities Home Repair loans available in the following communities: Kasota; Welcome; and Fairmont. These loans do have an income limit. Contact Sheila 507-345-2416 for Kasota and Kaye 507-238-1663 for Welcome and Fairmont today

These loans are only available for a limited time!

Please contact MVAC at 507-345-6822 or email Amanda for an application

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ApplyMN is Minnesota’s secure, online system you can use to apply for health care, cash assistance, SNAP (food support), emergency help, and child care assistance programs.

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Access free tax prep sites and additional information to assist you with your taxes.

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Voter registration is a very simple process. Minnesota Valley Action Council staff can help you with it.

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Link Up Minnesota is a program designed to provide eligible individuals with a reduction of one-half of the local telephone service connection and installation charges, up to $30.

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Minnesota Valley Action Council is a proud partner of the American Job Center network!.


3 days ago

Minnesota Valley Action Council

Stop in and check out this "new" rewards program! It is pretty cool!

AGAIN Thrift & More, Mankato
Be part of our VIP Rewards program and earn coupons just for checking in with us! No purchase required to check in AND earn rewards after every 6!

Kiosks are located at each register. One check in allowed per phone number, per day😊

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Mitzi is at SCC today handing out MVAC resources to students. She has cool "swag". Stop and get a shaker bottle, visor and much more! ...

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