Penquis
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.
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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


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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, ...
Penquis Receives Grant from NeighborWorks® America ...

Earlier this month Penquis was selected to receive a grant of $133,422 from NeighborWorks® America (NeighborWorks), a national nonprofit organization with a network of nearly 250 organizations creating opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives and strengthen their ...
MaineStream Finance Receives Community Development ...

MaineStream Finance recently received $2,500 from Machias Savings Bank to provide business assistance and entrepreneurial classes for local businesses and formerly incarcerated individuals wanting to start their own business. MaineStream Finance, a subsidiary of local nonprofit Penquis, advises ...
Penquis Receives Grant from United Midcoast Charities

Penquis was recently awarded $5,000 from United Midcoast Charities to provide financial coaching training for organizations serving re-entry citizens in Knox and Waldo counties. Penquis will use a train-the-trainer model to enable social workers, mentors, correctional staff and others supportin...
Penquis receives $269,500 grant from The TD Ready ...

January 28, 2021 – Penquis has been named one of six U.S. winners of the 2020 TD Ready Challenge presented by TD Bank. A grant in the amount of $269,500 was awarded to Penquis, Maine's largest community action agency, serving primarily Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox counties with additional ...

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