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Penquis
Phone: 973-3500
Email: info@penquis.org

Penquis was created as a result of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. Its mission is to assist individuals and families in preventing, reducing, or eliminating poverty in their lives and, through partnerships, to engage the community in addressing economic and social needs. Services available: Head Start, Fuel Assistance, Family Development Accounts, Child & Adult Care Food Program, Home Energy Audits, Home Rehab, Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, Affordable Housing Development, Lead Hazard Services, Private Lead Testing. Weatherization/CHIP, Home Buyer Education, Home Loans, Keeping Seniors Home, Microenterprise Training, Small Business Loans, Civil Legal Services for Victims of Domestic Violence, Foster Grandparent Program, and Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.
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315 Main Street, Ste 205
Rockland ME 04841
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
Email: info@penquis.org
Phone: 207-596-0361; Toll Free 800-585-1605
Fax: 207-594-2695

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Thinking About Going into Business for Yourself? The ...

The free Hatchery classes from MaineStream Finance take the mystery out of starting a new business or growing an existing one. The sessions, held in Belfast this fall, address the questions you need to ask before you start, and look at what you need to do as your business grows. Attending these ...
Transportation Option for Cancer Treatment Available in ...

Rockland, ME- Penquis announces a new transportation option available to individuals for accessing cancer treatment. Knox County residents needing transportation assistance for the medical treatment of cancer may receive rides or mileage reimbursement to their appointments. Rides are provided by ...
Penquis RSVP Calling on Summer Visitors

Rockland, ME -All of a sudden the towns in Knox, Lincoln and Waldo are full of cars with out-of-state license plates. Penquis Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) says welcome to both our “snowbirds” and our first time summer visitors! If you are staying a few weeks or longer, we would like ...
Penquis Board Announces New CEO

Rockland, ME- The Board of Directors of Penquis is pleased to announce that Kara Hay, has been named its next President and Chief Executive Officer. Beginning June 18, Hay will lead Penquis as it continues the mission to assist individuals and families in preventing, reducing, or eliminating ...
50 CDFI Professionals Selected for CITI Leadership ...

Bangor, ME - Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) and the Citi Foundation announced the selection of 50 Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) professionals to take part in the Citi Leadership Program for Opportunity Finance. Jayne Crosby Giles, resident of Belfast, Maine, and Chief ...
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