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Waldo Community Action Partners to assist in administering statewide Rent Relief Program for people affected by COVID-19

2020-04-16T16:43:34-04:00

AUGUSTA, Maine – Governor Mills and MaineHousing have entrusted the ten Maine Community Action Agencies (CAAs) to process and deliver a COVID-19 Rent Relief Program, which will allow renters to apply for a one-time $500 payment to their landlords in order to avoid eviction for the month of that payment, at this point April or May. With only a little over a week notice to prepare for a new, $5 million dollar program, the CAA leadership was able to commit to running the program without being paid the usual and customary administrative fees. “We want the money to go to people [...]

Waldo Community Action Partners to assist in administering statewide Rent Relief Program for people affected by COVID-192020-04-16T16:43:34-04:00

WCAP Board of Directors announces triennial Low-Income Sector Election now open, accepting nominations

2020-04-14T13:05:51-04:00

Waldo Community Action Partners (WCAP) is a poverty-focused non-profit with its central office space overlooking beautiful Penobscot Bay. We seek motivated, resourceful, dedicated individuals to bring their knowledge, expertise, and fresh ideas to our rapidly growing organization on our Board of Directors. With more than 55 years under our belt, we are dedicated to the many different services we provide to Waldo County and beyond. Since WCAP services focus primarily on families and individuals with low incomes, as a Community Action Agency (CAA), WCAP makes sure that at least 1/3 of its Board of Directors are democratically selected representatives of low-income [...]

WCAP Board of Directors announces triennial Low-Income Sector Election now open, accepting nominations2020-04-14T13:05:51-04:00

WCAP to hold two more disaster relief food distributions

2020-04-13T15:01:58-04:00

Our next distribution of Disaster Relief Food Boxes will be as follows at the Waldo County Technical Center, 1022 Waterville Road, Belfast: Tuesday, April 21st: Only WCAP Early Childhood Program families can attend this distribution 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Wednesday, April 22nd : Anyone from the Waldo County general public is welcome to attend this distribution 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM/until supplies are depleted Please follow traffic signs, there will be a one-way traffic pattern around the building. This is a no contact drive through food pantry. Please do not exit your vehicle. Boxes will be placed in your trunk [...]

WCAP to hold two more disaster relief food distributions2020-04-13T15:01:58-04:00

Temporary modifications to Rockland and Belfast DASH bus schedules

2020-03-31T11:08:21-04:00

(Photo Credit: WABI TV 5) Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, Waldo Community Action Partners (WCAP) will modify the Downtown Area Shuttle (DASH) city bus routes and schedules in both Belfast and Rockland temporarily to better serve community members in need during this time. Beginning on Wednesday April 1 and lasting until April 29th, or further notice, the service will not be traveling a set route and time schedule as usual. Instead, the service will be responding to individuals needing to get to essential services such as shopping in town. The service will be available for in town trips in Rockland [...]

Temporary modifications to Rockland and Belfast DASH bus schedules2020-03-31T11:08:21-04:00

Food resources during COVID-19 emergency

2020-03-17T14:45:44-04:00

RSU 71 Grab & Go Bagged breakfast & lunch available at door Monday – Friday 8AM – 12PM Captain Albert Stevens School, Belfast East Belfast School, Belfast Ames Elementary School, Searsmont RSU 3 Unity School will be open 3/17/2020 & 3/18/2020 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for families to pick up meals. All other schools will be available for meal pick up from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on 3/17/2020 & 3/18/2020. RSU 22 Breakfast & lunch to go meals being served at Leroy Smith school Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. Pick up meals at door. RSU [...]

Food resources during COVID-19 emergency2020-03-17T14:45:44-04:00

COVID-19: WCAP offices closed to the public until March 30, essential services continue

2020-03-16T21:39:07-04:00

Dear Community Member,    For 55 years, Waldo Community Action Partners (WCAP) has held the firm belief that our community's best interest should always remain at the core of our organization's values. It is that very belief that has empowered us to respond proactively to the current challenges our state now faces relative to the coronavirus (COVID-19).    Late last week, Gov. Janet Mills announced that Maine has had its first presumptive case of the coronavirus. Since then, we learned that there has been an increasing number of cases. Given the rapidly changing situation in our nation and our state, and [...]

COVID-19: WCAP offices closed to the public until March 30, essential services continue2020-03-16T21:39:07-04:00

Closed 02/07/20 due to inclement weather

2020-02-07T07:44:00-04:00

Due to inclement weather conditions, all WCAP offices will be closed today to ensure the safety of our staff and our clients. We will reopen for normal business tomorrow, weather permitting. Mid-Coast Public Transportation will be cancelled today with some exceptions. Please note that cancellations do include both Belfast and Rockland DASH.

Closed 02/07/20 due to inclement weather2020-02-07T07:44:00-04:00

WCAP hires new Resource Developer

2020-02-06T12:02:22-04:00

Waldo Community Action Partners (WCAP) is pleased to announce that Dorothy Havey has joined the organization as our new Resource Developer. This is part of a long-range plan to grow and strengthen the organization, which will be celebrating its 55th anniversary later this year. The Resource Developer’s responsibilities will include planning, implementing, and evaluating development, communications, and public relations opportunities for the organization. WCAP looks to build on current community and organizational strengths with the addition of this position, in order to cultivate the amount of resources available to mid-coast area individuals and families with barriers to economic success. Dorothy has [...]

WCAP hires new Resource Developer2020-02-06T12:02:22-04:00

Help during the holidays

2019-12-16T11:23:39-04:00

While this time of year is one that many look forward to, it is important to remember that for some people, the holiday season can be one of the most difficult times of the year. If you know of someone who may be feeling a little stretched thin this winter, or if you yourself are feeling that way, consider some of the programs Waldo Community Action Partners (WCAP) has to offer: FUEL ASSISTANCE The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) helps qualified homeowners and renters pay for heating costs. Benefits include help paying for fuel and emergency fuel delivery. You can also [...]

Help during the holidays2019-12-16T11:23:39-04:00

Closed due to inclement weather

2019-12-03T08:13:38-04:00

Due to inclement weather conditions, all WCAP offices will be closed today to ensure the safety of our staff and our clients. We will reopen for normal business tomorrow, weather permitting. Mid-Coast Public Transportation will be cancelled today with some exceptions. Please note that cancellations do include both Belfast and Rockland DASH.

Closed due to inclement weather2019-12-03T08:13:38-04:00
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