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Be Advised: Fraudulent Activity re: Single-Family Housing


For Your Awareness: **NOTICE** USDA, Rural Development (RD) recently received reports of homeowners receiving letters offering special assistance through the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) and Making Home Affordable trial programs for loans that are delinquent. The letter provides a payment plan and asks the customer to complete a form to be faxed or mailed which contains private information (social security number, signature). Do not respond to this inquiry, this is not a legitimate request. If you receive a suspicious call or letter regarding your RD home loan, do NOT follow the instructions and call us at 1-800-414-1226 to speak to [...]

Be Advised: Fraudulent Activity re: Single-Family Housing2022-06-17T15:48:26-04:00

Mainers to Receive Relief Checks


Governor Mills and the Legislature have approved giving back more than half the budget surplus to taxpayers of Maine. To help Mainers claim their $850 relief checks, the State has launched the below website. If you have questions about the checks, please visit the website and/or contact Maine Revenue Services at 207-624-9924. https://www.maine.gov/governor/mills/relief-checks

Mainers to Receive Relief Checks2022-04-25T13:05:05-04:00

WCAP Requesting Proposals for Building Project


Waldo Community Action Partners (Waldo CAP), a private, non-profit 503(c) organization located in Belfast, Maine, is requesting proposals to help establish a building project vision for a 78-acre parcel of land located in Belfast, Maine.  Contract would likely begin summer of 2022 for a period of one year, with renewal options.  Due date for proposal submission is May 16, 2022.  For the full RFP document, please email rfp@waldocap.org.

WCAP Requesting Proposals for Building Project2022-04-08T13:56:14-04:00



Please be aware that some adults are being targeted by claims that they won a Social Services Block Grant award, yet must pay a transaction fee to receive this award. Those sending the notices are misrepresenting themselves as federal agents and may contact through email or social media messages. THIS IS NOT REAL.   If you have been contacted about a SSBG award that is tied to a transaction fee, please report the information the US Department of Health and Human Services Grants Fraud Hotline at 1-800-446-8477.   You may also file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at 1-877-382-4357. [...]

FRAUD ALERT!2022-04-08T09:50:17-04:00

Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) Introduce Two-Generation Economic Empowerment Act


Bipartisan Legislation Addresses Poverty in America and Increases Opportunities for Families; Investing in Children and Parents Concurrently Harnesses Family's Full Potential and Promotes Economic Mobility Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced the Two-Generation Economic Empowerment Act to increase opportunities for families living in poverty. The bipartisan bill aligns and links existing systems and funding streams to target both parents and children with support aimed at increasing economic security, educational success, social capital, and the health and wellbeing of whole families.   “Millions of American families are living below the poverty line, and the prolonged [...]

Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) Introduce Two-Generation Economic Empowerment Act2022-03-29T09:17:33-04:00

WCAP Office CLOSED February 25, 2022


Please note that due to inclement weather, Waldo CAP offices will be closed on Friday, February 25. We apologize for any inconvenience and plan to re-open on Monday February 28. Please be safe, and have a great weekend.

WCAP Office CLOSED February 25, 20222022-02-24T22:07:50-05:00

Transportation Services Cancelled Friday 2/25/22


Due to the expectation of inclement weather, all MCC MaineCare and Public Transportation Services are cancelled on Friday February 25, 2022, with the exception of dialysis and other urgent needs. Please contact us at 1-855-930-7900 to reschedule.   Thank you and please be safe.

Transportation Services Cancelled Friday 2/25/222022-02-24T10:55:09-05:00
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