The WCAP offices will be closing at 1pm on Friday, September 23rd. We will reopen for our normal business hours on Monday, September 26th at 8am. Thank you for your understanding.
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Applications for MaineHousing's Maine Water Assistance Program are now being accepted. The Maine Water Assistance Program is a limited-time program to assist Maine residents who may have fallen behind or had difficulty paying their drinking water and wastewater bills. The program provides direct payments to water and sewer utilities on behalf of customers. This program is available to income-qualified Maine households who receive their water through public water or wastewater utilities and have an account in their name. It covers unpaid bill balances, property liens for water utility non-payment and bills for customers facing a disconnection notice. The program may also [...]
The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine Families is hosting a six-week series for parents and caregivers. This free event is for parents and caregivers that are managing the chaos of life and seeking tips and tricks to help balance it all. The six different presentations will provide an opportunity for questions for the presenters at the end of the session. Registration is required and you can choose one or all classes. When: Every Tuesday for Six Weeks from October 4 to November 8, 2022 Via Zoom, 1:00-2:30 p.m. Workshops include Household Management, Meal Planning and Budgeting, Learning to Live [...]
The holiday season is fast approaching and Neighbor for Neighbor applications are available! Waldo County residents who are in need of a box of food for the holidays and/or help with gifts for their children can fill out an application and mail it to the WCAP office. Once an application is filled out, a local organization that provides food and/or gifts will serve your family. Most applicants seeking food baskets are served through the WCAP Heroes 4 Hunger program. Please note: since more households sign up than local organizations have resources to help, filling out an application does not guarantee service. Please do [...]
Services offered through our Transit System includes mileage reimbursement for MaineCare members going to medical appointments. If you have been using our mileage reimbursement services, please note that the form has changed! You can download the new form by clicking here. For more information about our transportation services, visit the program page here.
It’s back-to-school season, and Waldo Community Action Partners wants to make sure your child kicks off the school year ready to learn! This year Waldo CAP has expanded its annual Backpack and School Supply Program to offer giveaways at sites in Thorndike and Winterport, as well as Belfast. School supplies will be available free of charge to income eligible families living in Waldo County. Backpacks are prepackaged with a wide variety of age-appropriate supplies to accommodate the needs of students enrolled in Pre-K to 12th grade. Pickups will be held throughout the month of August, with distribution events held on Wednesday, [...]
Waldo Community Action Partners is pleased to sponsor Community Cafés for children and seniors every Thursday from June 23 – August 11. Cafés will be at the Burnham Town Hall from 11am-1pm and the Waldo Pierce Library (Frankfort) from 12-2pm. Meals are an Extension of the USDA’s Summer Food Program for children 18 and under and are focused on bringing seniors and children together for fun activities, companionship, and community building. Children eat FREE through the Summer Food Program Seniors eat FREE through grant support from Belfast Senior College So, load up your car and bring your neighbor! Let's get our [...]
Waldo Community Action Partners is honored to announce its participation in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program as a Sponsor of Family Day Care Homes. CACFP is a federal program that provides reimbursements for nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children and adults who are enrolled for care at participating childcare centers, day care homes, and adult day care centers. Each day, more than 4.2 million children and 138,000 adults receive nutritious meals and snacks through the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Meals are available at no separate charge to enrolled participants without regard to race, color, national [...]
June 10, 2022, BELFAST, MAINE - The Federal Emergency Management Agency has designated available funding of $26,291 through ARPA-R and $8,511 through Phase 39 to be distributed through the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) to organizations who provide emergency food and shelter services in Waldo County. Applications are now open through July 1, 2022. EFSP funds are Federal funds made available through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency. EFSP funding supports special emergency assistance in the areas of food, shelter, rent/mortgage, and utility assistance, and is to be expended by April 30, 2023, with a final [...]