News & Events

Free Law Clinic In Alexandria January 30th

Individual one-on-one with the attorney.  Call in to reserve a half hour spot, with a first come first served basis.

Parents with minor children are priority (family law issues).  Individuals with disabilities and/or low income individuals that have any legal matter that is not criminal are also given consideration.

WCMCA Presents Allies In Action Award To Individual Overcoming Hardship

On Tuesday, November 29th, West Central Minnesota Communities Action, Inc held their annual meeting. Due to weather and rescheduling, one award recipient was unable to attend. Today, December 20th, 2016, Sarah was honored with the Allies in Action Award. This award is given to a client who has overcome adversity.

Sarah is a former House Keys client from Douglas County who has overcome many obstacles and gone through a great deal of hardship. Strongly motivated, she has put forward a large amount of hard work to get where she is now.

WCMCA congratulates Sarah on her success and determination to continue bettering not only her life but her children’s lives.


WCMCA Retiring Board Members Honored At Annual Meeting

West Central Minnesota Communities Action, Inc. held their annual meeting on Tuesday, November 29th at the Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood.  WCMCA, Inc. honored staff, community partners, as well as long-time Board members  Judie Larson, Traverse County; Arne Stoen, Pope County; and Sharon Ehlers, Grant County for their dedication in serving on the WCMCA, Inc. Board of Directors.  A sincere thank you to these three retiring Board members for their commitment in improving the lives of families in rural MN!

Left to right:  Judie Larson, Arne Stoen and Sharon Ehlers

Caring Neighbors Free Store Dec. 9th & 10th

It’s Christmas at the Caring Neighbors Free Store.  Just in time to assist you with all your Holiday clothing, home decor, and decorating needs.   There’s  lots of Christmas decorations, artificial trees, lights, and gift items to chose from.  Mark you calendar for Fri. & Sat., Dec. 9th & 10th from 9:00 am – 2:30 pm.  The store is located on the corner of Main & Melby in downtown Ashby.  As always, everything is free!

* Weather Closing:  During Winter Storm Warnings and/or poor road conditions the store WILL BE CLOSED for the safety of all concerned.


Volunteer drivers needed: Pope, Stevens, Traverse, Grant & Douglas Counties

ride happy. driving for joy.

Volunteer drivers needed:

Pope, Stevens, Traverse, Grant & Douglas.

  1. You pick your schedule.
  2. You pick your driving area.
  3. Mileage reimbursement available.
  4. Help seniors maintain their independence.
  5. Feel good that you are giving back to your community.

Call READY RIDE for volunteer opportunities: 218-685-RIDE(7433)


Ready Ride is supported, in part, by a Live Well At Home Grant from the MN Department of Human Services.

Powered by partnerships:

West Central MN Communities Action, Inc., Rainbow Rider, Grant County Social Services ride program and awesome volunteers like you!