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Help us obtain surplus food and give back to the community. We also have a commodities program that can provide a box and bag (25 lbs) of food to individuals 60 years and older. Learn More


We offer Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for low income, elderly, non-English speaking, and disabled persons complete their federal and state income tax returns and help with client education how to save money. Learn More


Assistance repairing or replacing basement walls, foundations, wiring, furnaces, hot water heaters, and other items not covered by other government or insurance funds. Can assist with purchase of new homes and rehab costs as well. Learn More

Emergency Services

We offer assistance and referrals for immediate emergency needs such as health care, utility disconnections and rent deposits are available. Learn More

About Red River Valley Community Action

Red River Valley Community Action (RRVCA) is a private, non-profit human service organization serving Nelson, Pembina, Walsh, and Grand Forks Counties. Like community action agencies across the nation, RRVCA works to focus private and public resources on the goal of helping low-income people improve their lives. This includes helping people obtain the education, skills, knowledge, and motivation they need to achieve economic independence for the rest of their lives.

Eligibility for most programs is based on either federal or state income guidelines. These guidelines vary from program to program and intake forms are used to determine client eligibility. Our programs serve low-income individuals and families, consumers, senior citizens, and others in crisis situations.

Community Action’s Promise
Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live.  We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.
The Mission of Red River Valley Community Action
Helping low-income families and individuals achieve economic self-sufficiency through provision of programs, services, and community building.