Click this LINK for: WERA Pre-Screen Application / English

Click this LINK for: WERA Pre-Screen Application / Spanish

See Lakeshore Community Action Program’s NEWS article on the requirements for qualifying for this COVID-19 Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance (WERA) program at: — and the documents needed for application. (You may “Select Language” on the left to read this article in Spanish or Hmong.)

Click this LINK for: Mortgage Assistance Pre-Screen Application

Lakeshore Community Action Program is proud to announce a Mortgage Assistance Program for Manitowoc, Sheboygan, Door and Kewaunee county homeowners who have been affected by COVID-19. Please watch our website NEWS or Facebook Page for additional information as it is known.

Click this LINK for: Property Tax Assistance Pre-Screen Application

Lakeshore Community Action Program is proud to announce the Property Tax Assistance Program for homeowners in Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan counties who have been affected by COVID-19. We can provide up to 1 quarter of property tax assistance to eligible households. 

For other Lakeshore CAP rental assistance not related to COVID-19, download/print our:


Click on the link for the appropriate application below for either Manitowoc/Sheboygan/Kewaunee OR Door Co:


Welcome To Lakeshore Community Action Program (Lakeshore CAP)

Helping individuals and families achieve economic self-sufficiency and well-being through results-based programming in Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan Counties


To do our part in social distancing, Lakeshore CAP offices are closed to the public until further notice; HOWEVER, we will continue to serve those in need!

If you are currently participating in any of our programs that provide case management or home visits, you will be contacted by our staff to discuss how we would like to continue to support you during this time. We are working to keep you safe! Please reach out via email at or by leaving a message at 920-682-3737 if you have questions. (This website provides information on our each of programs in your county.) For national, state, county and community information, see our web page:


  • If you are homeless or in need of housing, we continue to be a ‘No Wrong Door’ access point into the supportive housing system. We will be conducting most of our business over the phone. If you are unable to access a phone, we will work to make other arrangements to gather your information and provide support. If you have access to printing an application and mailing it in, the application can be found here: for returning it are on the first page — but we also have a dropbox now in the Manitowoc office lobby.


  • The Door County Food Pantry remains open. Hours of operation are Tuesdays and Thursdays 11AM-4PM. We are happy to serve you if you need food and reside in Door County. Please do NOT bring any reusable bags or boxes to the pantry at this time. In following recommended guidelines, all food will be bagged in new bags and brought to your car. You may designate someone to pick up your groceries (see for details.)
  • JAK’s Place: Tuesday evening meals will continue but have been changed to to-go meals. You will not be allowed in the building. Staff will bring your meal to your vehicle. Some JAK’s support groups will be taking place virtually either through Zoom or through Facebook Live. If you are interested in learning when and how to get connected, please click on our Facebook page link JAK’s Place Facebook, call 920-818-0525 to leave a message for Sam, or email


This is a fluid situation so please check back for updates. Our website has COVID-19 information and links to government, state, county and local programs and services.
Stay home if you can  •  Cover your cough  •  Wear a mask!  •  Sanitize  •  Wash your hands for 20 seconds

Helping People, Changing Lives

The Lakeshore CAP Mission

To promote economic and personal self-sufficiency and well-being of low to moderate income persons and families through service programs, advocacy, community education and resource development in Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc and Sheboygan counties, and to enable and empower persons, parents and families through voluntary prevention, education and support programs.

The Lakeshore CAP Vision

To foster stable, vibrant, poverty-free communities where everyone is inspired to reach their full potential.

The Lakeshore CAP Values

To truly live our mission and ultimately achieve our vision, these are LCAP’s values:

  1. Integrity: to do the right thing every time
  2. Caring: To always interact towards others with empathy and compassion
  3. Excellence: To strive to exceed expectations.
  4. Teamwork: To act as one through collaboration, cooperation, and communication
  5. Perseverance: To tenaciously execute our objective.

Emphasis is placed on practices that promote strong service coordination, collaboration and comprehensive case management. Employees are encouraged to demonstrate creativity and self-motivation in the planning, development and implementation of the tasks required of their position. Interaction with fellow staff persons, as well as program participants, is strength-based in nature and follows a model of servant leadership.


To further Lakeshore CAP’s mission and vision, activities are developed that fulfill the following primary needs for qualified households:

  • Community services that meet basic needs for food, clothing and shelter
  • Family development services that promote parent education and support
  • Child services that provide protection from neglect and abuse
  • Housing services to promote safe, decent and affordable home ownership
  • Skills programming that stimulates job and business development

Wisconsin Counties We Serve

Included in some programs: (check “Programs by County” for programming in your area.)



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