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Western Maine Community Action Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Health, Human Service Organizations, Human Services, Job Training, Reproductive Health Care, Reproductive Rights

Mission: To advocate for, strengthen, and coordinate all resources - private, local, state, and federal - that will assist us in promoting the self-sufficiency of people. A belief in basic human dignity and the exercise of free choice motivates the agency to approach this goal in two ways: by providing services to alleviate the conditions of economic uncertainty and by advocating for changes to eliminate the causes of poverty.

Programs: Nutrition - wic: (franklin, oxford and androscoggin counties) nutrition counseling to pregnant, post-partum and breastfeeding mothers, babies, and children; provide health and nutrition information and referrals to health and other social service programs along with vouchers to purchase healthy foods. Cacfp: (franklin and northern androscoggin counties) provide supplemental funding for meals to home childcare providers with eligible children in their care. Food pantries: coordinate the usda commodities food program for food pantries in franklin county at least five times per year.

employment training - u. S. Dol wia: provide job training and placement assistance for adults, youth, and dislocated individuals in franklin, androscoggin, and oxford counties, specifically career and educational assistance; bring employers and job seekers together; assist workers facing job losses due to downsizing or closures; and educate employers during downsizing of their rights, responsibilities, and obligations during such an event.

housing and energy - provide weatherization services including energy audits, repairs, and energy conservation education; provide assistance with installation of pellet stoves; replace and repair inefficient heating systems; provide financial assistance including mortgage delinquency counseling, septic loans, financial counseling, home improvement and repair loans, home buyer education classes, and administration of fha program.

other programs - provide home improvement program services that allow seniors to stay in their homes; coordinate the state of maine affordable care act navigator program; deliver family planning reproductive health services on a sliding fee scale; and to deliver std and hiv testing on a sliding fee scale.

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