Join Us April 9 for School Readiness Fair & Children’s Art Show to Celebrate Week of the Young Child

Join us Saturday, April 9, 2022, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. at John F. Kennedy School, 24 West Street, Biddeford, for a School Readiness Fair and Children’s Art Show. Celebrate Young Children, Families and Early Educators during the… Read More

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York County Needs Drive to Support Asylum Seekers

On Thursday, March 24th, there will be a York County Needs Drive to support asylum seekers. More than 900 individuals are seeking asylum, hoping to make their home in Maine. Items can be brought to 15 Daigle Lane… Read More

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Simplified Tax Filing to Claim Your Child Tax Credit

Almost all families qualify for the Child Tax Credit. Even families who haven’t filed a tax return or don’t have recent income are eligible for the full Child Tax Credit, and anyone who has a child with a… Read More

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Featured Job Openings at York County Community Action Corporation

TEACHERS—Head Start and Early Head Start Do you have a passion to make a difference while positively impacting the lives of young children and their families? We partner with families of young children (zero to five) in York… Read More

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Community Action Month Celebrates May 17 as International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

YCCAC joins Community Action agencies across the U.S. today in celebration of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. The date of May 17th was specifically chosen to commemorate the World Health Organization’s decision in 1990 to… Read More

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YCCAC’s Children’s Services Program Recognized Nationally for Innovative Use of Technology During COVID-19

From the Office of Head Start Using Various Technologies to Enhance Connection to Families York County, Sanford, ME The grantee used COVID-19 funds to create a lending library for enrolled children. It provided portable technology with internet capability… Read More

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Biddeford Ready! Joins in Celebration of ‘Week of the Young Child,’ April 10 – 16

On Tuesday, April 6, 2021, Biddeford Mayor Alan Casavant will proclaim April 10 – 16, 2021, as the Week of the Young Child. In its 50th year, the Week of the Young Child® is an annual celebration sponsored… Read More

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York County WIC Now Offers eWIC—A New Way to Shop!

York County Community Action’s WIC Program has swapped out its paper WIC vouchers for eWIC cards—a simpler, more convenient and quicker way for WIC clients to shop. This transition to EBT, referred to as eWIC, will create an… Read More

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YCCAC JOINS YOUTH FULL MAINE TO GET FOOD TO LOCAL FAMILIES

YCCAC has partnered with Youth Full Maine to deliver food boxes one day each week to families in the Biddeford and Dayton School Departments. Established in 2019, Youth Full Maine is the first pilot replication of the Locker… Read More

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Head Start, Early Head Start Go Online to Maintain Services During COVID-19

  All Head Start and Early Head Start classes have been suspended and will remain closed until further notice; class openings will be determined by the ability to implement recommendations by the CDC and other heath authorities. Head… Read More

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