WCAP’s Early Childhood Program’s Nutrition Coordinator has compiled an updated list of the food pantries/cupboards in Waldo County for those seeking assistance during these unprecedented times. Below you will find each food pantry/cupboard's address, contact information and hours of operation. If you have friends or family that do not live in Waldo County and are in need of food, please direct them to this link provided by Good Shepard Food Bank that shows all of the food pantries/cupboards in Maine. www.gsfb.org/covid-19-partner-agency-updates/ Waldo County Food Pantries/Cupboards: Greater Bay Area Ministerial Food Cupboard 23 Mill Lane, Belfast (207) 834-5815, Jim Kelly [...]
WCAP will be distributing Pre-Packed Disaster Relief Food Boxes and Produce at the Waldo County Technical Center, 1022 Waterville Road, Waldo, on Tuesday, May 19th from 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM (or until supply is depleted). This distribution is for all Early Childhood Program families, as well as the general public. Please follow traffic signs, there will be a one-way traffic pattern around the building. For your safety and our staff’s, please stay in your vehicle when you arrive, this is a no-contact drive-through food pantry. One of our staff members will place the requested product in your trunk or back [...]
WCAP will again be distributing Disaster Relief Food at the Waldo County Technical Center, 1022 Waterville Road, Waldo, on Tuesday, May 5th from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. The distribution will consist mainly of produce and frozen meats. Some dry, shelf-stable products will also be available. This distribution is for all Early Childhood Program families, as well as the general public. 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. The requested product will be placed in your trunk or back seat.
GivingTuesdayNow is taking place on May 5, 2020, as a response to the unprecedented needs caused by COVID-19. Typically Giving Tuesday occurs the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, during a time when we have so much to be thankful for. But we have much to be grateful for now. Even though the COVID-19 has altered our lives, it has impacted others dramatically, especially the low-income population. Waldo Community Action Partners has responded to community needs from day one of the pandemic. We are hoping you will send in a generous donation today so that WCAP can continue to provide services to Waldo County’s [...]
"By tapping into some of the learnings, outcomes, and legacy of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network is building a cohesive, coordinated, diverse movement, one that goes to the very heart of what EDN and Earth Day are all about — empowering individuals with the information, the tools, the messaging and the communities needed to make an impact and drive change." -Earth Day Network 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and also marks the 55th anniversary of Community Action across the Nation. While Earth Day Network and Waldo Community Action Partners are two different organizations, our mission statements [...]
There are special enrollments available that you may qualify for. These include: recently lost coverage, had a move, had a baby, gotten married among some. Don't delay special enrollment periods are typically 60 days surrounding a qualifying event. Waldo Community Action Partners and other similar agencies are still here to help. Please call 1 (877) 930-7351 to speak to a certified Navigator. We will find options that are available for you. ?
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]