About Us

Each year Couleecap and Couleecap supported programs help more than

22,912 people.

Couleecap is one of 1,100 Community Action Programs (CAAs) in the United States working to fight poverty.

Couleecap and other CAA's play an important role serving people in need and serving as a voice for the most vulnerable members of our communities.


Who We Are

Couleecap is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving the needs of low-income people and families in Crawford, La Crosse, Monroe, and Vernon counties.


Our Mission

Couleecap fights poverty and promotes self-sufficiency, economic development, and social justice. We are People Helping People, and every day our actions make a difference in the lives of people and families throughout the Coulee Region.

Our Vision

Couleecap makes a difference in the lives of people in the Coulee Region. To do this, we pledge to:


    • * Empower people to achieve their full potential;
  • * Promote social and economic justice;
  • * Serve as a catalyst for change; and
  • * Strengthen families and communities.

    Our Strategic Plan
    The purpose of Couleecap's Strategic Plan is to guide Couleecap in its continuing evolution as one of the best community action agencies in the state and country. The Strategic Plan serves to identify areas of planned programmatic growth, resources that need to be acquired, corporate goals for agency improvements, and marketing and advocacy initiatives.
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