In recognition of Memorial Day, the Waldo CAP Offices will be closed on Monday May 30, 2022. We will re-open on Tuesday, May 31. Please have a safe weekend.
CACFP Coordinator, Lorey Duprey, promoting Kids Summer Meals Program in 2021. Waldo Community Action Partners is excited to announce a new initiative that is building off of last year’s Summer Food Service Program for Children – Senior Cafés! However, we need your help to make it happen. Starting the week of June 23rd, we will be hosting ‘Senior Cafés’ in a couple sites in Waldo County. Senior Cafés will bring together seniors, children and families in communities to help address isolation and promote engagement with neighbors. This program will last for 8 weeks, with an event happening every Thursday [...]
Concerned about rapidly rising fuel prices? Are your windows drafty? Insulating window inserts from the non-profit WindowDressers can make your home more comfortable. Their volunteer team is now accepting orders for the fall build season. Starting this year, the Searsport and Belfast organizing teams are merging their resources to better support the need in Waldo County for these affordable window inserts. The 2022 build will take place at the Boathouse in Belfast from November 9 through November 22. WindowDressers has received a very generous donation from the Caring Fund of the St. Brendan Catholic parish that will be used to defray [...]
Get ready to get back-to-school with free backpacks and school supplies provided by WCAP! FREE to Mainecare and WIC eligible children ages K-12 who live in Waldo County. Pickups will be scheduled by appointment. Masks and proof of income eligibility required at pick-up. Coming August 2022, stay tuned for more information! Follow this link for up-to-date program information!
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
In recognition of Patriots' Day, Waldo CAP Offices will be closed on Monday, April 18, 2022. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday weekend, and will be back in the office on Tuesday the 19th.
The Maine Shared Community Health Needs Assessment (Maine Shared CHNA) is a collaboration between Central Maine Healthcare (CMHC), Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC), MaineGeneral Health (MGH), MaineHealth (MH), and Northern Light Health (NLH). The vision of the Maine Shared CHNA is to turn health data into action so that Maine will become the healthiest state in the U.S. Click here to read the 2022 Waldo County MSCHNA Report. The mission of the Maine Shared CHNA is to: • Create Shared CHNA Reports, • Engage and activate communities, and • Support data-driven health improvements for Maine people. This [...]
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 email@example.com.
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. [...]
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 [...]