Phone: 973-3500
Email: [email protected]

Penquis was created as a result of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. Its mission is to assist individuals and families in preventing, reducing, or eliminating poverty in their lives and, through partnerships, to engage the community in addressing economic and social needs. Services available: Head Start, Fuel Assistance, Family Development Accounts, Child & Adult Care Food Program, Home Energy Audits, Home Rehab, Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, Affordable Housing Development, Lead Hazard Services, Private Lead Testing. Weatherization/CHIP, Home Buyer Education, Home Loans, Keeping Seniors Home, Microenterprise Training, Small Business Loans, Civil Legal Services for Victims of Domestic Violence, Foster Grandparent Program, and Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.
Other Locations
315 Main Street, Ste 205
Rockland ME 04841
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 207-596-0361; Toll Free 800-585-1605
Fax: 207-594-2695

Penquis Announces New Regional Programs Director for ...

Penquis is pleased to announce the hiring of Mark Glovin as regional programs director for Knox County. Glovin assumes the role following the retirement of Rebecca “Becky” Dinces earlier this month. Dinces served as the director of the regional program for the past eight years. Before that, she ...
Penquis Consolidating Rockland Office and Child ...

Effective June 1, 2022, Penquis is moving its Knox County regional office in Rockland from 315 Maine Street, Suite 205 to 7 High Street. All services remain in place for Knox County residents and families. The new office will be located at the same building as the Penquis Child Development ...
First National Honors Local Volunteers

First National Bank and First National Wealth Management recently partnered with Penquis Program Manager Lorain Francis on an important mission: to recognize and celebrate Penquis AmeriCorps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) volunteers and their contributions to midcoast communities. ...
The KeyBank Foundation Awards $5,000 Grant to Penquis

BANGOR, Maine (March 29, 2022) – Penquis received $5,000 from KeyBank Foundation to develop and implement a pilot Workplace Financial Wellness Program. The workplace is where many employees make critical decisions regarding their finances, including health insurance, life insurance, and retiremen...
Penquis Receives Grant from Maine Community Foundation

Penquis C.A.P., Inc. (Penquis) recently received $1,500 from the Ezra James Briggs Family Fund of the Maine Community Foundation for support services. Established in 1967, Penquis is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to supporting Maine families in becoming healthy, safe, connected, ...

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