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Lakes and Pines CAC, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization; a charitable, educational, private, non-profit corporation serving the seven county area of: Aitkin, Carlton, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs and Pine. If necessary, arrangements can be made to have applications for assistance taken at a location throughout the service area, a home visit or through the mail. [ Phone: (320)679-1800 | Toll Free: (800)832-6082 | Fax: (320)679-4139 ]
Welcome to Lakes and Pines
We appreciate your patience as we do our best to meet your needs while also implementing safety measures as outlined by the Governor’s office.

We are here: 6am – 6:30pm
Appointments required.
Do Not Come to the office without contacting us first.

How to Reach Us:
Phone: 1-320-679-1800 or 1-800-832-6082
Facebook Message: Lakes & Pines Community Action Council, Inc.

Applications for assistance can be found at each of our offices in the containers outside of the door. Please be sure you take the correct application to meet your need. Feel free to call if you have a question about which application you need to fill out or where to find the box at your closest location.

Documents and applications may be uploaded to our website, mailed or dropped off at the Mora office (ONLY). If dropping them off, please place them in the locked black drop box to the right of the door. Marked: “Drop Box” A staff member will be checking the box throughout the day.

Free VIRTUAL Tax Preparation
Lakes and Pines is dedicated to providing free VIRTUAL tax preparation services through this time of national emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lakes and Pines is not offering in-person tax preparation this year. All tax preparation will be VIRTUAL and secure via phone or a video meeting. We will tell you how to prepare for and participate in your VIRTUAL tax appointment.

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Secure File Upload
This service is provided as a way to securely transfer files to a person or group at Lakes and Pines CAC Inc. instead of sending a document via an unencrypted email connection or by fax. Through this service you maintain control of the files you upload. You will be able to see if your file has been retrieved by an employee at Lakes and Pines and either you or an employee can remove your file from this system at any time.

Instructions on Account Creation
To create an account select register in the upper right corner. Accounts require a valid email address to be created. Enter your email address and a unique strong password. After creating an account an email validation request will be sent to the email address entered. Email account validation is required to access this service.

Once your account is created and your email account has been validated you should be able to sign in and then File Upload will be available to you. This also can be found in the upper right corner after successful login.