York County Community Action Seeks Volunteers to Help Better Understand Homelessness in York County

Each January, homeless advocates conduct a point-in-time or PIT count to discover the scope of homelessness in Maine. This January 24, Maine’s PIT Count will take place statewide. The initiative will provide a snapshot of what homelessness looks… Read More

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE ABOUT MAINE HOUSING RENTAL RELIEF ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Effective at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, September 29, 2022, Maine Housing has paused all Community Action Agencies, including YCCAC, from taking any applications (new or subsequent) for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. If you have previously submitted an application… Read More

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York County Community Action Corporation names new executive director

Carter Friend, who since 2017 has served as deputy director at York County Community Action Corporation (YCCAC), has been named the new executive director, effective September 1, 2022. The YCCAC Board of Directors, under President Claudette Dupee, made… Read More

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Head Start and Early Head Start Launch Enrollment Campaign

Nearly half of our Children’s Services clients are referred by family, friends, or other parents. That—personal referral—has proven, year after year, to be the most effective recruitment tool for Head Start and Early Head. We’re gearing up for… Read More

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YCCAC Transportation program increases service between Sanford and Wells beginning June 27

York County Community Action Corporation’s Transportation program announced today that, beginning Monday, June 27, its Orange Line bus service, which operates between Sanford and Wells, will increase services to run on an hourly schedule for most of the… Read More

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HIGH ENERGY COSTS GETTING YOU DOWN? THERE’S A WAY TO GET HELP WITH SOME OF THOSE BILLS

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) provides money to help low-income homeowners and renters pay for heating costs. If you are eligible for HEAP, you also may qualify for other programs that require HEAP eligibility: If you receive… Read More

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YCCAC Transportation Resumes Weekend Services

The YCCAC Transportation Program suspended its weekend service on April 2nd due to a shortage of drivers.  We are happy to announce that effective May 14th we will be resuming our weekend service, which includes the WAVE and… Read More

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PUBLIC NOTICE: WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (WAP) INVITATION TO BID

York County Community Action Corporation (YCCAC) invites bids from interested contractors to provide weatherization services for homes of income-eligible residents throughout York County. YCCAC’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) provides services to improve the energy efficiency of single-family homes,… Read More

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YCCAC Drops Mask Requirements for Passengers on Agency Buses

Effective April 20, 2022, York County Community Action Corporation (YCCAC) will no longer require passengers to wear masks on board YCCAC buses. Masks are welcome and remain an important preventive measure against COVID-19. Anyone needing or choosing to… Read More

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‘Can’t do it on our own: Diana Minott named case worker for Eliot, Kittery, York police’

PHOTO: Deb Cram/Seacoastonline and Fosters.com. Diana Minott, a recent hire at YCCAC, was featured in an article this week in Seacoastonline. The article describes her work with the Eliot, Kittery and York police departments in her capacity as… Read More

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