We are People Helping People


What We Do

Couleecap takes action to find innovative strategies to combat poverty. We are People Helping People, and everyday our work makes a difference in the lives of people and families throughout the Coulee Region.

How We Help

Couleecap helps people in need with housing, food, transportation, and more. Through our actions we fight poverty, promote self-sufficiency, economic development, social justice, and personal responsibility.

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Only by understanding the underlying causes of poverty can we provide effective solutions.



EEO Statement

Couleecap is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request.


Couleecap es un empleador con igualdad de oportunidades y proveedor de servico sida y servicios auxiliares estan disponibles a solicitud.


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6.12.2018 La Crosse CouleeCO.STARTERS 2018 Cohort Sponsored by Merchants Bank - Onalaska Launches August 2nd

La Crosse, WI - Couleecap, Inc., with support from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, the City of La Crosse, and Merchants Bank - Onalaska, is bringing CO.STARTERS entrepreneurial training program back to La Crosse for the fourth straight year.

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5.4.2018 Marine Credit Union Foundation Encourages Financial Literacy Skills Through a Partnership with Couleecap, Inc.

La Crosse, WI - Couleecap, Inc. is honored to announce that it has been awarded a donation of $30,000 from the Marine Credit Union Foundation.

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5.2.2018 May is Community Action Month

Westby, WI - Couleecap, Inc. is celebrating Community Action Month, dedicated to recognizing the success of the national Community Action Network and the work still to be done to help low-income families achieve economic stability. Couleecap is one of over 1,000 independent Community Action Agencies that lead anti-poverty efforts in their own local communities.

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4.26.2018 Bangor Pop-Up Shop Program Seeks Landlord Participation

La Crosse, WI - The Village of Bangor has partnered with Couleecap, Inc. and La Crosse County to create a Pop-Up Shop Program in downtown Bangor. Modeled after the successful Viroqua Pop-Up Shop Program, the effort serves as a catalyst for local, small business development.

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