Energy Assistance Programs
Applications for the Energy Assistance will only be accepted from early fall to late Spring.

Provided through the Minnesota Department of Commerce
Additional info on the Energy Assistance program can be found at
Emergency Housing Assistance Application
You may print the Community Services - Emergency Housing Assistance Application and either mail or drop it off at Lakes and Pines in Mora, MN.

Emergency Housing Assistance Application

Cooperative Authorization to Release Information
Head Start Enrollment
If you are interested in learning more about Head Start or would like to enroll your, please call (320)679-1800 or (800)832-6082.

Thank you for your interest in Head Start/Early Head Start!

Please complete the application with as much detail as possible. If you need assistance applying, please call our office at 1-800-832-6082 and follow the automated prompts and/or request to speak with someone in Head Start. Once your application is received, a Lakes and Pines' staff member will contact you to complete the application process and verify the data provided.

Click Here for Head Start Application
Small Cities Development Program
The Small Cities Development Program is a competitive grant program that cities and townships (with a population under 50,000) or countiesĀ  (with a population under 200,000) can apply for through theĀ  Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development .

Current Program Applications Available:
Pine City,
MNsure Application Assistance
Application for Health Coverage and Help Paying Costs (For Individuals)

The Community Services Department can assist individuals and families with MNSure online or paper applications. Please call 800-832-6082 option #4, or email for assistance. The MNsure application is for people applying for Medical Assistance (MA), Minnesota Care, members of federally-recognized Indian tribes and those who have had a significant life event that has an impact on the health insurance coverage an individual or family needs such as the birth of a child, a job change or a change in marital status who are applying for a Qualified Health Plan. It is recommended that you apply online through

Completed MNsure paper applications must be faxed to 651-431-7750 or mailed to:

MNsure Operations
PO Box 64252
St. Paul, MN 55164-0252

Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP)
The SHOP Health Insurance Marketplace offers a new way for small businesses to offer health insurance to employees. The SHOP is open to all small business owners.
FAIM Application
Click Here for the FAIM Application

This application is for people applying for the Family Assets for Independence in MN (FAIM) program, which is a savings program that matches nearly every dollar saved (up to a certain dollar amount) with three more dollars, towards the purchase of a home, education or business.
Senior Services
The Senior Services help seniors and people with disabilities to continue living in their homes by connecting them with volunteers of all ages to assist with household rehabilitation projects, grocery delivery, seasonal chores and minor home repairs. A new service in 2018 is Adult Group Respite.

Are you an older Minnesotan or person with a disability interested in living at home as long as you can? Live Well At Home may be for you.

Lakes and Pines Employment Application
Applicants are required to return the completed form (hard copy) to Lakes and Pines CAC via regular US mail, FAX to (320)679-4139 or hand deliver.

Click Here for the Lakes and Pines CAC Employment Application
Lakes and Pines Volunteer Application
Minnesota Voter Registration Application