Miscellaneous Resources

CAP-LAW
A nonprofit membership organization, is designed to provide the expert legal services and legal training which community action agencies require to operate effectively under the requirements of national legislation and administrative regulations.

Coastal Enterprises, Inc.
CEI is a private, nonprofit Community Development Corporation (CDC) and Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), founded in 1977 to develop job-creating natural resources and small business ventures in primarily rural regions of Maine. A pioneer in the CDC/CDFI field, CEI is one of the nations premiere rural CDC/CDFIs. CEI serves all of Maine, its primary market, and areas of northern New England and upstate New York.

Community Action Partnership
Established in 1972, the National Association of Community Action Agencies (NACAA) is the national association representing the interests of the 1,000 Community Action Agencies (CAAs) organized to fight poverty at the local level. It is the mission of the National Association of Community Action Agencies to be a national forum for policy on poverty and to strengthen, promote, represent and serve its network of member agencies to assure that the issues of the poor are effectively heard and addressed.

The Maine State Housing Authority
The mission of MSHA is to assist Maine people to obtain and maintain decent, safe and affordable housing and services suitable to their unique housing needs. In carrying out this mission, MSHA will provide leadership, maximize resources and promote partnerships to develop and implement sound housing policy.

Managing Money
Changing your life through better money management. An easy-to-use tool that provides personal financial planning tips and information for people who need help managing their money. Sponsored by the National Community Action Partnership and the National Endowment for Financial Education.

State Of Maine
The official website for the State of Maine.

State of Maine Dept. of Human Services
Information for individuals, agencies and organizations who are working with or for DHHS. Legal assistance, health, nutrition, government services and much more for adults, families, and seniors.

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension (UMCE)
The major educational outreach program of the University of Maine, with offices statewide. UMCE provides Maine people with research-based educational programs to help them live fuller, more productive lives.

U.S.Census Bureau
The latest facts and figures including population, people and industry, business and household, and geography and news