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Food and Housing
Water Bill Payment Assistance

The Mission of the Community Action Partnership of Lake County is to reduce the causes and effects of poverty,
promote self-sufficiency of families and individuals with low incomes, and improve the standard of living in the Lake County service area.

COVID-19 Curbside Food Pantry

Curbside Food Pantry

Wkgn Township Food Giveaway

Partnership & Volunteer Programs

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Announcements & Events

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Energy Assistance & Family Emergency Assistance

Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing

CAP Catering, Venues & Culinary Arts

CAP Catering, Venues & Culinary Arts


"Hot Meals for Seniors (Learn more and donate, click here)

Helping People. Changing Lives.

Report to the Community & Partner Recognition

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to help families overcome poverty.

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About Us

Community Action Partnership of Lake County (CAPOLC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency serving residents of Lake County, Illinois, for more than 50 years. We help low-income families reach self-sufficiency through emergency assistance for families in crisis needing immediate aid, case management, prevention services, and scholarships. Our organization also helps families by providing access to preschools, veteran housing, and other opportunities. We serve more than 24,000 people a year.

CAPOLC is one of 1,100 agencies across the United States established under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to fight America's War on Poverty. As part of a national network, the agencies work to strengthen, promote, and represent the voice of more than 30 million people who are living in poverty. Learn More About Us »


Thank you for your interest. For questions or comments, please use the information listed here. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

(224) 412-8945

2424 Washington Street
Waukegan, IL 60085

Service Area
Lake County, IL

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