COVID-19 Financial Resources for Businesses & Non-profits

Micro-Enterprise Grant Program (5 or fewer employees) Grant Size: Grants up to $5,000 available to small businesses affected by COVID-19 Program Sponsor/Distributor for York County: Southern Maine Planning & Development Commission (SMPDC). To access a grant, you must… Read More

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YCCAC Awarded John T. Gorman Foundation Child and Family Safety Grant

York County Community Action Corporation has been awarded $25,000 by the John T. Gorman Foundation as part of a $500,000 grant to protect child and family safety during the pandemic. The grant will support in-home visits by YCCAC… Read More

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The COVID-19 Rent Relief Program Extended Through the Month of June

Are you having trouble paying rent? The MaineHousing COVID-19 Rent Relief Program—which has just been extended through the month of June— is for renters who cannot afford to pay their rent due to circumstances related to the coronavirus… Read More

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York County Community Action to Administer Local Rent Relief Program for People Affected by COVID-19

York County Community Action Corporation is joining nine other Maine Community Action Agencies in administering funds from the COVID Rent Relief Program, which is for renters who cannot afford to pay their rent due to circumstances related to… Read More

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YCCAC’s Community Outreach workers are on the job, ready to help

York County Community Action’s Economic Opportunity Department has made adjustments to its programs and services due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Community Outreach staff are still available to provide assistance to those in need. Economic Opportunity Director Mesha… Read More

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YCCAC Free Tax Preparation Suspended Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic

York County Community Action’s Free Tax Prep program has been suspended as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Tax Prep Service is expected to resume at a later date. Keep informed about all YCCAC programs during the pandemic… Read More

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Biddeford School Dept. Breakfast & Lunch “Curbside Pickup”

Biddeford School Department will be providing breakfast and lunch using a “curbside pickup” model at JFK School (West St), Middle School (Hill St and Tiger Way), McArthur Library (Main St) and APEX Youth Connections on Granite Street between… Read More

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PROCEEDS FROM PHI THETA KAPPA FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT YCCC STUDENTS

Members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at York County Community College raised $400 through a fundraising effort over four days during the holiday season late last year. The proceeds were donated to York County Community Action… Read More

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York County Shelter’s new leader brings lifetime of human service expertise

Megan Gean-Gendron was recently named the new executive director of York County Shelter Programs, Inc. Megan comes to the job with a unique set of experiences and qualifications: she is the daughter of Don Gean, who was executive… Read More

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North Parish Congregational Church in Sanford to Host Homeless Outreach in January

In an effort to reach out to the homeless in our communities, both to assist with immediate needs such as blankets, warm clothing, toiletries and non-perishable food, and to get an accurate count of the number of people… Read More

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